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If you are in your 20s and you have been through school and college, chances are you don't love what you do for a living. But you want to change that. Problem is everyone around you is on the same boat. They are busy climbing the career ladder of a career they secretly hate. What you'll hear are stories of people who have made scary career pivots. read less

How a non-traditional career path led Taylor to building communities at AltMBA and Groove
14-11-2022
How a non-traditional career path led Taylor to building communities at AltMBA and Groove
Taylor Harrington is the Head of Community at Groove - a support community for people who work for or by themselves. All over the world, people use Groove’s mobile app to instantly connect and conquer their to-dos alongside each other. Taylor is an extrovert, through and through. She loves bringing people together. She loves building workshops, facilitating events, mentorship programs and more. Right out college, she started her career building powerful learning experiences with Seth Godin at AltMBA - the company that pioneered cohort based courses even before Zoom had the breakout features. In this episode: (1:29) - How Taylor identified her mission of creating the opposite of loneliness in the world (9:24) - Why she started following a non-traditional career path (11:10) - How she started working with Seth Godin right out of college (14:43) - How to make your online events better than IRL events (21:58) - What she learnt working with Seth (25:08) - Why Taylor joined a startup in another continent as their first employee (38:21) - What her work as Head of Community looks like (42:09) - Taylor’s secret sauce for creating a great gathering (52:59) - AMA! Here are links to some people and resources that Taylor spoke about: The Ground Truth workshop by Dana RayThe Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina KeeganPriya Parker’s guide on running better hybrid eventsSeth Godin’s blogPartiful - the gathering creating appNick Gray’s book on the 2-hour Cocktail PartyFinally, Groove is an extraordinary, free app for solo workers from all over the world to instantly connect and conquer their to-dos alongside each other. You can use this link to start using Groove right now.