I am pushing at the edges of community building, leadership & personal branding.
Naomi speaks on the the importance of authentic community building when growing your business, network or tribe.
Creating a community however, is more than simply raising your hand to say “I’m over here!”
The founder of a thriving real estate business and an international online community, I understand the importance of connection, the value of living the ethics you promote to your community and the difference between community for the sake of business, and community for the purpose of changing the world.
Naomi can speak to your organization on topics such as:
Creating Community & Culture
Community Building & Creation of Culture. Stop wasting time on the learning curve of finding / creating your community / manifesting your culture and values
Creating Meaningful Connections and Strategic Relationships
How to authentically engage with your local and online communities to create meaningful connections and form strategic relationships
Which platform should you use to create a community home?
Mighty Networks? Mobilize? Slack? Facebook Groups? Where should you create the home for your community?
Impact + Revolution
How to prioritize *impact over income* AND *revolution over revenue* inside your community. Branded communities are all the rage these days, but I believe in a better way.
Community Management is NOT the same as Community Building
There is a massive difference between authentic community building and being hired or employed as a community manager
Are we all leaders and community builders?
Community building and leadership can be a lonely road to travel. I share resources and practical tips on bringing support and rejuvenation into your daily activities as you build community and impact through leadership
Union Pacific Headquarters Law / Risk Management conference. 2018, Omaha Nebraska
In a world where company culture is fraught with missteps and the concept of leadership has been polluted and the term overused, it's time for an honest and integrity-based conversation around the purpose of culture, the importance of community and the impact that mindfulness has as we navigate our lives together. Whether you are leading a team of four around your dinner table, or a company of thousands across the world, internal culture, values and a kindness compass are what's missing in today's society and one by one, it's up to us as individuals to bring us back to center. Drawing on my experience of knowing hardship and complicated relationships, Naomi will bring humor, inspiration and authenticity to this topic.
Facilitated Workshop for 100+ attendees: Families in Global Transition. 2018, The Hague, Netherlands
Workshop session, presented with Emmy McCarthy: The Power of One: How to LEAD the change you wish to see. This session utilizes case studies as well as real-life examples from our years of community building and leadership, and includes attendee participation. We bring to light the various ways in which ordinary citizens can utilize their global experiences and life education to affect change within society, provide leadership to their communities and help create opportunities to seek out others in operating in the same arena. We explore the leadership models of noted experts and introduce a unique framework that works beautifully in today’s society - with support and a built-in network FOR our new leadership model as well as true value to the members of society being impacted by these leaders.
Opening Keynote: Families in Global Transition conference. 2017, The Hague, Netherlands
Community is no longer something that is simply nice to have, like sparkling water over still, or a first class ticket vs economy. In this keynote, Naomi delivered an impactful and personal journey of what it means to belong, the importance of community and the power of ubuntu - the concept that I am, because of you. Using correlating data and research about the undeniable need for connection and community, and it's impact on our psychological state of mind, this talk takes a close look at a world with more community and belonging init, and how it impacts generations to come.
Ignite Talk: Families in Global Transition conference. 2014, Washington DC
I Am A Triangle and other thoughts on repatriation.
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On Community Platforms, Tools & Methodologies
A wise community leader once said, if you will build it, they'll come. Learn about the different platforms, tools, and methodologies available to us to build and run a successful community.
Taking Your Community to the Next Level: Global
For community builders everywhere, the struggle is real. You are tasked with establishing a community, maintaining awareness, and the responsibility of keeping up engagement as well. Sometimes the next step feels unattainable. Let's identify key tactics and practical strategies to take your community and level it up to a global status. Nurturing community members that are raving fans and evangelists, while still maintaining the identity of your impact and values, is possible.
Change Management vs. Change Leadership. Understanding the difference + the impact
In today's language, the term "change management" is being used widely as the strategy implemented when any type of change impacts your organization, your company, your culture, or your customers. However, something that is not being discussed at a high level is the concept of change LEADERSHIP. In this talk, I will discuss the differences between the two, and help you create strategies around the latter - so you can learn how to best impact your future launches, cultural and product changes, etc., with a strong understanding of change leadership.