12: Building, fostering, and partaking in community with Allie Mahler


Allie Mahler is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Sharehold, a design & innovation firm that helps communities and organizations transform themselves. Allie is an expert in all things community including building community, fostering community, and transforming community, and this episode is a deep dive into all of the above.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What is community and why is it important?

  • How Allie got started in community design and built a career around it

  • How connecting to clients is simply connecting to people

  • How the meaning of community is changing

  • The benefits and pitfalls of online community

  • How we are more connected but lonelier than ever

  • How to find and/or build your own communities

  • Our experience facilitating a retreat together

All the deets:

Find Allie on Instagram at @alliemahler
Find Allie’s work: Sharehold // Community x Design, and this helpful article that describes her work

Tag me (@saraweinreb) and Allie on Instagram with your favorite takeaways from the episode

This episode is generously sponsored by Soom Foods. Use code MEDIUMWELL at checkout for 10% off your entire order!

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