Facebook ‘Likes’ Are Not Building Community

I'm bored of businesses who talk about building community online. It's a buzz word. Some are good. A lot of them aren't- they're just finding fluffier ways to market, manipulate our emotions, and give their speak a spin. Just because someone likes your corporate post on Facebook, or retweets your funny video, doesn't mean you're building community with them. What you're doing may have a lot of really good value, but lets not call it … [Read more...]

Love & Riches –The Power of Community & Belonging To Others

Love and Riches – The Power of Community And Belonging In The Hearts Of Others Community can be so powerful. For the last three weeks friends have signed up to a food rota to bring meals round to our house. For those of you who have had kids, if you can remember those first few weeks of this little bundle arriving in your arms, it's the perfect gift and example of love in action. We could focus and have time to get used to our new baby, catch … [Read more...]