This is a guest post by the brilliant, nature-inspired business coach Julie Wolk. In this essay, which originally appeared as part of the Redefining Community project, Julie talks about the importance of having an ecosystem for your business, and shares her method for running a successful net-walking event
People are always a bit surprised to find out that I'm an introvert and I don't like groups. What they're even more surprised to find out is that I also used to suffer from crippling social anxiety. In this post I share how I overcame crippling social anxiety to become the super-connector I am today.
Nicola is an author, publisher, book coach, podcaster, and all-round magical human. Her community project, The Magical Portal, is all about the transformational journey of writing a book, and how each book we write is a magical portal to another world, and another phase of being - emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.
“Running my community project has filled my client roster for almost an entire year! Either directly from the project, or indirectly through the opportunities the project led to. It looks like it'll be the only big marketing push I need this year.” Jo Casey talks about her experience of running a community project.
You know when you stumble across someone new, in life or online, and there's a little 'ping' inside your brain when you realise they are one of your people? It might be something they say or a way they show up or just an intuitive hit, but you just know they are 'right' for you. That, my friends, is KSR, and if you've practiced and got it nicely honed, it's very rarely wrong.
Ruth Poundwhite is a podcaster, writer, and business mentor who supports heart-led entrepreneurs with both the practical & purposeful sides of putting their work into the world. Her project The Everyday Difference explores the ways in which creatives and business owners are making a difference in the world, no matter how small, no matter how ‘quietly’.
Picture, if you will, the humble Labrador. I have to admit, I’m not really a dog person, but I love the kind, gentle, enthusiastic creature that is the Labrador. They are cheerful, friendly, good-tempered and steady. Now, you might wonder why I’m talking about dogs on a blog all about connection, but bear with me, I have a point.