Let’s Talk Community with Jorge Diaz

Let’s Talk Community with Jorge Diaz

Are you tapping into the power of community? Why NOT? Let's Talk Community where Jorge and his guests discuss the communities they belong to and how they've tapped the power. Everyone has communities they belong to and we can easily tap into them to grow our business, advance our careers, make changes in our personal lives and, of course, in our relationships. Join us. You may learn something. "Let's Talk Community" is brought to you by www.CelebratingRelationships.com. Visit us for more resources like this for tapping into the power of community to build stronger relationships for your life and business.


April 8, 2022 32 mins

Masterminds are more like a real community than any else. A well-run mastermind provides you with a group of peers that take interest in you. If the mastermind involves your business, they can provide you with support, encouragement, advice and guidance to help you succeed. There’s nothing like a knowledgeable outside team give you a hand. In this episode, Jorge speaks with Sarah Laws who met in a mastermind over a decade ago. They...

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Change is inevitable. It’s the only thing we can count on, yet many of us fight and refuse to accept it.  Jorge and Gary Melling talk about change in both their personal and professional lives and polarized people can get moving into competing tribes and fiefdoms at odds with each other. How do we take on change and use it to grow in community for the greater good of ourselves, families, local and global communities?

Gary Melling sp...

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A well-run mastermind group fosters transparent relationships between business owners. People who would otherwise not speak honestly to each other open up and willingly expose their vulnerabilities to each other. That provides the typically isolated entrepreneurs with relationships to fellow business owners who can get them valuable advice, guidance and feedback on the issues they need to solve.

In this episode, Jorge speaks to Ben ...

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Building a positive, nurturing home can be difficult given the day-to-day challenges we all face. Many parents, for different reasons, struggle to build what feels like a cohesive, positive community at home. This week Jorge talks with Sabrina Peron. She’s an entrepreneur, life and business coach who shares some tips for building community at home. She shares with us some practical advice she uses herself, as a divorced mother with...

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In this episode, Jorge speaks with guest, Ricardo Gonzalez about belonging. Ricardo is the author of the soon to be released book, “To Belong or Not to Belong: Why People Want to Belong or Not.” Without belonging, people may technically be a part of your so called community and feel disconnected or even excluded. Jorge and Ricardo discuss this dynamic covering several scenarios from his book to illustrate potential issues and how t...

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Regardless of who we are or what we do, we belong to communities. We’re typically in community with others that share a common interest.  Think music, church, flying planes, working out or kitting.  We are in community, but may be failing to tap into all it can offer. 

This week Jorge talks with Finn McKenty. He's the Director of Operations at URM Academy teaching people how to record and mix music. You’ll hear about his succes...

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This is a continuation of our previous episode where Jorge and his good friend and guest, Raul, discuss the legacy you leave behind to you children, their children and those farther down the chain. We all inherit a legacy. It’s the result of what the generations before us left. For some people, it’s a great legacy. For others, it’s not so great. That work to answer the question, "What does it mean to leave a great legacy and w...

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The family community comes with inter-generational dependencies that shift over time. Babies and toddlers depend completely on their parents. Teens depend less on their parents, then adult children become independent. On the other end, you have elderly parents that begin to slow down and they depend on their children. 

In this episode, Jorge and his good friend, Raul, talk about the family community and how the dependencies and need...

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You will often see competitors competing viscously for business working hard to keep others out. An alternative is to instead work side-by-side on projects collaborating with each other leveraging each other’s strengths. The learning potential and improvements to the end customer deliverable can be impressive.

This week Jorge talks to guest Lee Dale who’s business partnered with him on a large project that leaned hard on their speci...

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Talk to any Telsa owner and you can expect much more than stories about their car. They'll share with you “an experience” that includes a connection with an enthusiastic community of devoted followers. This tight knit community comes with tons of people in "LOVE" with their cars. 

 Listen in as Jorge Diaz discusses talks to JP Dickson, a long time family friend and avid Telsa owner. He’s had four Tesla and they d...

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You can't really cover the topic of community without talking family. Everyone has one. Some families provide a supportive community. Other's very in how well they do that.

In the episode, Jorge shares his family experience growing up in a tight knit immigrant family. He tells us about the things his grandparent did to build a family community. They faced hardships, but held on to a self-sacrificing spirit where ...

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In this episode, Jorge's guest is long time customer Megan McDonough. She is an expert in the field of positive psychology. She uses divergent thinking and creative perspectives to build organizations and networks that harness the best in people for the greatest good.

Many organizations have a guru, expert or what some would call the "sage on the stage." The others in the organization have a one way relationship with ...

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Often in our careers, we find ourselves needing or wanting a change. We need to make more money. We develop a new skill we want to use in our work. We identify a job opportunity that we want to take on.

In this episode, Jorge continues from part 1 sharing how he reinvented himself and tapped into the power of community to make it happen. He went from an IT director role to sales and then running his own business as an entrepreneur.

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In the first episode,  the "Let's Talk Community" maiden voyage, Jorge tackles the question, “Why is community so important?” He comes clean about his tendency to isolate, especially when he’s under stress, and tells us about his experience with one very valuable community. He went through several bouts of unemployment, which was tough, but it's what connected him with the unemployment community, Back on Track N...

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This week Jorge and his guest, Mark Jamnick, discuss the community that brought them together and how it has supported them in their businesses. Running a business can be grueling and it can easily leads to isolation and loneliness. You get so "heads down" busy, that you don't think to reach out.

Listen in as Jorge and Mark discuss this communities and others that have supported them personally and in their business m...

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