Start Date: 1/20/2022 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 1/20/2022 1:00 PM EST
Venue Name: Zoom, FREE for WJA Members, $25 for Non-Members
Women's Jewelry Association
Join the Women’s Jewelry Association for our 2022 kick-off event where we’ll share our plans and introduce "Generating Community Impact" as our theme for the year!
The Power Of Community – Lessons For Putting People First
Community today is more important than it has ever been before. Not only in our personal lives where we search for a sense of belonging, to fulfill an intrinsic need that is so core to us humans. But also in our professional environments, where we engage people in new ways to drive improved business outcomes.
There are numerous ways we can participate in community on a personal level. And a variety of options to build community in support of others to leverage businesses opportunities. This talk shines the light on both. It offers concrete steps for implementation, and reveals key lessons learned from two decades of community building.
The world around us has changed. We have changed. So let’s innovate and use the power community affords us to put people first; To give back; To generate impact - In our lives and the lives of those around us.
About The Keynote Speaker
Founder and Community Strategist
Thrycon - Thriving Connections Globally
Simone Pötscher brings the immense potential of community to organizations across the globe. She is a seasoned community expert, a sought-after speaker, and a captivating podcast host.
As the Founder and Community Strategist of the consulting firm Thrycon she works to help organizations put people first, so they can achieve improved business outcomes. For the past two decades, Simone has worked with partners in industry, startups, non-profits, public service, associations, and educational institutions from around the world.
Her enlightening Podcast - The Building Community Podcast - is among the highest-rated ones in the community space.
Simone’s international expertise is sought by many: She serves as Advisory Council Member at George Washington University School of Business, supports various non-profit organizations as board member, and mentors founders through several startup programs. Simone is also a member of the Project Management Institute and the Worldwide Association of Female Professionals.
Thrycon is a boutique consulting firm. It helps organizations launch corporate alumni networks and improve those community efforts that don’t yet deliver on their full potential. Because for any organization, purposeful relationships with their most important stakeholders translate to better business outcomes.
Today, changes in society require adjustments to business strategies. So that organizations can stay competitive and continue to deliver. And community engagement has become one of the key differentiators that drive business results. That is true for innovative organizations, startups, non-profits, the public sector, associations, and educational institutions across the globe. Thrycon is here to help!