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A show about ordinary people building extraordinary communities that bridge the gaps between us. Hosted by the co-founders of People & Company and co-authors behind "Get Together: How to build a community with your people," Bailey Richardson, Kevin Huynh and Kai Elmer Sotto, and our friends Mia Quagliarello and Maggie Zhang. Learn more about our community coaching services at peopleand.companRead More

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Helping families talk about race 💌

Jul 6, 2020
43 min
“Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie, Grandfather, Grandmother: We need to talk.You may not have grown up around people who are Black, but I have. Black people are a fundamental part of my life: they are my friends, my classmates and teammates, my roommates,...
Jul 6, 2020 • 43 MIN

What a little "social courage" can do: Connecting strangers through tea time 🍵 Ankit Shah, Tea With Strangers

Jun 30, 2020
40 min
“If you're going to lead an organization, it's likely that more of your time and energy is going into building an engine and less of your time and energy is going into facilitating connection between people. It's really important for community...
Jun 30, 2020 • 40 MIN

A silent book club: how a “happy hour for introverts” spread around the world 📚Laura Gluhanich, Silent Book Club

Jun 22, 2020
36 min
“It's not that introverts don't want to talk to people. They really value quality conversation over talking to big quantities of people. [Silent Book Clubs] appeal because you can get that little bit of conversation about something that you're...
Jun 22, 2020 • 36 MIN

How a Bay Area nonprofit is humanizing the food system through storytelling and generous listening 🍲 Pei-Ru Ko and Jovida Ross, Real Food Real Stories

Jun 15, 2020
32 min
“I always believe that when you present yourself in that deeply vulnerable, authentic, personal place, almost always people meet you there.” - Pei-Ru Ko  When Pei-Ru Ko was recovering from an autoimmune condition, she spent a lot of time at farmers...
Jun 15, 2020 • 32 MIN

Black Lives Matter. Here are some commitments our small team is making.

Jun 13, 2020
4 min
The excerpt below was originally sent out via our Get Together newsletter. You see the original post here, and sign up to receive the newsletter going forward here.Our small team is working on what long term changes we make to take a more...
Jun 13, 2020 • 4 MIN

Guide to Giving Circles: Pooling resources to support change and build community 🤲 Joelle Berman and LiJia Gong

Jun 8, 2020
50 min
“This is about everyday people coming together with their friends, with their families, with their community, with their colleagues and saying that they have a voice and that they want to use it in a constructive and powerful way in their...
Jun 8, 2020 • 50 MIN

How the “Singaporean voice of youth” found cognitive clarity as a community builder 🧠 Kuik Shiao-Yin, The Thought Collective

May 19, 2020
44 min
“Meet people where they are, not where you wish them to be.” - Kuik Shiao-Yin Kuik Shiao-Yin has been called “the Singaporean voice of youth.” While serving two stints as a nominated Parliamentarian, Shiao-Yin delivered clear, passionate speeches...
May 19, 2020 • 44 MIN

The music label that feels like family 💽 Aundy Crenshaw of Dirtybird Records

May 5, 2020
27 min
“Treat people like they're part of the brand, because they are the brand.” - Aundy Crenshaw Where do you find the funkiest, dirtiest, most addictive house music around? Look no further than Dirtybird Records.   Aundy Crenshaw and her husband,...
May 5, 2020 • 27 MIN

Ritual: Making the invisible, visible ✨ Casper ter Kuile, author of “The Power of Ritual”

Apr 21, 2020
40 min
If you're passionate about how the world builds meaningful communities, you likely know Casper ter Kuile. After an early career in grassroots climate organizing, Casper earned masters degrees in Divinity and Public Policy from Harvard. While there,...
Apr 21, 2020 • 40 MIN

Working with customers as collaborators ⛑️Tim Courtney of LEGO IDEAS

Apr 8, 2020
55 min
Tim Courtney was a key part of a monumental shift at LEGO. For seven years, Tim was the steward behind LEGO IDEAS, a crowdsourcing platform that allows superfans to submit and vote on new ideas they want LEGO to bring to market. If you've ever...
Apr 8, 2020 • 55 MIN

Bridging the gap between medical experts and patients 🏥Dr. Gbemisola Boyede of Ask The Paediatricians

Mar 31, 2020
42 min
Today we're interviewing Dr. Gbemisola Boyede, the founder of "Ask The Paediatricians," an online medical education community that can offer all of us some much-needed inspiration in the time of COVID-19. In Dr. Gbemi's home country of Nigeria, the...
Mar 31, 2020 • 42 MIN

Community inspiration for those stuck at home 💌Creating a meaningful online community with Carly Ayres of "100s Under 100"

Mar 20, 2020
52 min
In the time of Coronavirus and self-isolation, how do we find meaningful community online? We checkin today with Carly Ayres of the Slack group "100s Under 100," and revisit our stellar conversation with her from almost a year ago.  // If you're on...
Mar 20, 2020 • 52 MIN

Turning an “incubator” into a home 👩‍🚀Kelsa Trom of NEW INC

Mar 10, 2020
32 min
In each episode of this podcast we interview everyday people who have built extraordinary communities about just how they did it. How did they get the first people to show up? How did they grow to hundreds more members? Today we're interviewing...
Mar 10, 2020 • 32 MIN

How Twitch diversified their community 👾 Erin Wayne (@Aureylian), Head of Community Marketing at Twitch

Jan 28, 2020
53 min
Today we’re talking to Erin Wayne, or @Aureylian as she’s known on the internet.  Six years ago, Erin was brought on as the first pure community hire at Twitch, a company that we cite often and respect for how transparent and collaborative they are...
Jan 28, 2020 • 53 MIN

Remixing products with the help of superusers ✨Camille Ricketts, Head of Marketing at Notion

Nov 13, 2019
39 min
Today we’re talking to Camille Ricketts (@camillericketts), the superstar Head of Marketing for Notion. If you know what Notion is, you are likely obsessed with it. But if you don’t, here’s our best shot at explaining the software: Notion is an...
Nov 13, 2019 • 39 MIN

How 150 personal emails sparked a community of 60,000 entrepreneurs 💻Courtland Allen, Founder of Indie Hackers

Jul 18, 2019
55 min
Today we're talking to Courtland Allen, the founder of Indie Hackers, a primarily online community for independent entrepreneurs. By “independent” I mean these are people who are building businesses that make their money from customers. (They're...
Jul 18, 2019 • 55 MIN