Welcome to the second episode of season two of The I Am Podcast! One of the biggest questions I get asked is how I make friends as an adult even though having friends is something that I’ve always struggled with. In high school, not only were all of my friends guys but after I got married, those relationships had to change. Throughout my life, I’ve been through times where I’ve had certain friends for a season and that’s why I am so pleased to welcome Natalie Franke, author of Built to Belong: Discovering the Power of Community Over Competition, to the show! Not only has Natalie gone through so many things in her life that give her a unique perspective on community but she is also an entrepreneur, a marketer, a community-builder, a neuroscience nerd, and the Head of Community at HoneyBook.
In this episode, Natalie will discuss why community is so important to her and how we, as humans, are built for belonging. We’ll also touch on competitiveness and the way in which we’ve been told that there are only so many seats at the table. Lastly, Natalie and I will talk about addressing those mindsets that pit us against one another and the role that social media does and doesn’t play in this. While competition serves a purpose, it’s also taken over every avenue of our lives and led us to believe that we have to be the very best at everything. Similarly, social media can be a negative tool but it can also help us forge deep connections if we allow it to. Keep listening to hear how Natalie is helping others move forward in a collective space where they can connect rather than consume.
Welcome to the I Am Podcast, hosted by Ashely LeMieux. In this show, Ashley will help you uncover the greatest power in your life: you! After going on her own healing journey, Ashley realized she was looking for a way out, when what she really needed was a way in, to fully uncover who she is. On the I Am Podcast, Ashley will be sharing tangible tools and inspiring interviews to help you create a clear pathway forward. Get ready to reframe your thoughts, reimagine your future, and reclaim your power.
Hosted by: Ashley LeMieux
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