People & Human Resources

Five powerful benefits of being part of a community

Finn Kelly /

 

Since the dawn of time humans have formed communities so that they can feel part of something. We are very aware that you are the sum of the people around you and this means that depending on the people who are involved in the community will determine if it enhances or detracts your life. Whenever you are part of a community or thinking about becoming part of one you need to be aware of the potential effects that it could have on you. 

We have focused heavily on becoming part of great communities. We want to surround ourselves with values driven people who are interesting, have a positive view, and are focused on changing the world for the better.

Some of the amazing communities we are part of are:

We have such a strong opinion on the power of strong communities that we have chosen to make community the centre of our value proposition in our businesses. WE is focused around a community of Gen Y who want to become better versions of themselves and WE LOVE NUMBERS is full of #bigapplevision entrepreneurs and people who love helping entrepreneurs

Here are some reasons why you should become part of a community:

Inspiration and motivation – in strong communities there is always someone doing something amazing, which can have the effect of inspiring you to go harder and achieve bigger goals. 

Shared lessons – rather than having to learn from your own mistakes or successes you can reach out to the community and ask if anyone has had an experience that could be valuable to your situation. 

Contacts – in life and in business you are always in need of a particular service or may like to meet a particular person.  When you are in strong community it is highly likely that someone can make an introduction for you.

Opportunities – successful people are always doing cool stuff and when you are associated with them you often get to go along for the ride. Whether it’s a social activity, a once in a lifetime experience or a business opportunity, there is always an opportunity to be had.

Fun – we are social animals and when you are  part of a community there are always social aspects involved that you can have a lot of fun at.

What community are you part of or even better what community are you going to join? 

Finn is a serial award-winning entrepreneur and investor. He is currently the co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer of WE LOVE NUMBERS and WE and board member of Grow My Team.

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Finn Kelly

Serial entrepreneur and recognised thought leader on Gen Y and leadership, Finn is a dynamic leader and visionary who knows how to get things done. Completely connected with his purpose and values, he lives life everyday to make an impact. He is a serial award winner, including SmartCompany's Hot 30 Under 30 twice. He is currently Co-founder and CEO of smart bookkeeping plus advice company WE LOVE NUMBERS. He is also the Co-founder of Gen Y financial advice and coaching company WE and an angel investor in a number of start-ups.

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