Jennifer Li

Helping Travelers And Companies Build Community

 

Episode Notes (by minute):

-2:00: An overview on Map & Move and the origin story of it

-8:00: An overview of Jenn’s work as a Community Development and Strategy Consultant

-9:00: The benefits of travel for personal growth

-12:00: “aligning commonalities between different areas of your life was a strategy that I often use”

-14:00: An overview on the emergence of community building in job-titles and opportunities. Jenn also provides a break-down on five key skills to be a good community builder professionally.

-15:00: “community building is a strategy, not a tactic. It is putting a group of like-minded humans together and giving them a way to connect and speak to each other.”

-19:00: Where some companies and brands fail in their attempts to build community

-20:00: Jenn talks about an example of her work at Nintendo.

-24:00: Advice that Jenn typically gives people — “taking a step back and really evaluating what’s not working for you.”

-26:00: “I think sometimes some of the biggest changes in our lives come from first feeling stuck.”

(Note: these are quick notes and takeaways by David. Please see the episode for more accurate information)