Being Beverley and Nicki working together [00:30]
Even though Beverley and Nicki have known each other for just a short amount of time they make that every second counts. The sad part is that they cannot be together all the time. So when they are together they make sure that it will be totally fun and informative at the same time. They spent time talking and working which is what they love to do. Sharing thoughts that relates to what community they are building.
The Importance of community and builidng a community for women [05:30]
Beverley and Nicki are virtual friends, they just meet online and then decided to meet personally when they agreed to have spend time, have fun, work together and build a community to inspire and empower women like themselves. Technology has mad e the world smaller that you can follow everyone even if they are at the other side of the world. Social media has taken over our lives making everyone closer to each other thats the power of internet. So whenever you feel alone or having problems Internet can help you get the knowledge for you to answer what ever you have in mind connect to people that will mentors and will help you. Beverley and Nicki never knew each other personally, they only knew that they have the same passion and that is to help people cope up with life, inspire and empower women. That’s why they loved each other so much that made them bestfriends in an instant.
Nicki’s local mastermind meet up [11:03]
So just recently Nicki just posted on instagram and said I NEED SIX WOMEN lets mastermind. Nicki recieved an overwhelming reply from women who wants to participate but unlikely a mastermind will be inefficient to have more than six. Nicki came to realise at that moment that its a lonely place for women especially when they are entreprenuer.
Beverley’s struggle to connect with community. [11:55]
Moving from Manhattan to Westchester County was a struggle for Beverley. It was a back to square one in getting along and connecting with people around a new community which is very difficult for her even before Beverley became an entrprenuer. Only just recently Beverley should have known that there is a way to communicate well with people and that is being Pro-Active.
Lonely and connecting people [13:35]
Married at 23 Nicki was lonely. Despite being an agressive friend seeker she find her help alone at home. Nicki’s husband works for a basketball team which travels often and when at home her husband usually watch movies until he pass off. Nicki became even lonely when most of her friends moved out of the community. What Nicki did is she went to sunday church class just to have social life and there she meet someone look her up on the yellow pages since there was no social media back then. They then became good friends.
4 ways to build your community
- Being an active member of a life group [21:40]
Being involve in church group or any group plays a tremendous of growing a community big or small it does not really matter. In that way you will be meeting people talking to them and sharing part of your life with them. You get to hear happy and sad stories of the people around you which creates bond and friendship.
- Play Dates and being the Leader [30:55]
Start with it yourself, be a Leader. Take a step to communicate with the people wihtin your community. Invite them for a social gathering just to make them fell that they are welcome in your house. In that way you will get to see who are sincere people that will spend time with you and be a true friend that will be with you in times of need.
- Mastermind [36:53]
What is Mastermind? Its simply looking and connecting to people that has the same thing in mind like you do. Brainstorming to make your business grow.
- Internet [48:43]
Reach out to people! Internet and of coarse Social Media is a very helpful tool to communicate
with your audience or a person. Dont hesitate just reach out to them. It is unconventional so there is no right and wrong in communicating
Peanut App [53:07]
It is an app that works like Tinder a dating app only that they are for moms. Its an awesome app that will help make your community grow. For now it’s only available in New York and San Francisco.
For more information on how to work with Beverley and Nicki, please visit them at the following sites:
Nicki: Nicki Wilson
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