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Wellness Pro Podcast with Cate Stillman

May 19, 2023

In this podcast episode, Cate and Mary Westley delve into the world of creating an engaging community centered around well-being and personal growth. Mary shares her experience and insights on building a successful community platform and navigating the challenges along the way. From simplifying the user experience to incorporating effective video features, Cate and Mary explore the key elements that contribute to a thriving community. Tune in to discover the strategies and mindset necessary to lead and cultivate a supportive environment.


What You'll Get Out of Tuning In

  • Insights into building and managing an engaging community platform.

  • Understanding the importance of simplicity and user-friendly features.

  • Tips for incorporating effective video content and engagement.

  • Learning to lead and structure a community around a specific mission.

  • Exploring strategies for facilitating discussions and fostering connections.



  • The importance of simplifying the user experience to create a centralized hub for community members.

  • Balancing the desire for multiple courses within the community with the need for simplicity and ease of access.

  • Leveraging video content creation tools, such as Loom, to enhance engagement and deliver valuable messages.

  • The evolving perception of challenges with the community platform and the role of feedback in addressing concerns.

  • Recognizing the significance of testimonials and understanding why showing up is crucial for community leaders.

  • Building the structure of the community around a mission, focusing on facilitating discussions and guiding members through transitions.

  • Exploring strategies like utilizing breakout rooms to enhance interaction and connection among community members.



"People appreciate simplicity and having a centralized place for all their community needs."

"Video content creation tools like Loom provide an accessible way to share valuable insights with the community."

"Building a community is about creating the structure around the mission, not just filling it with content."

"The role of community leaders is to facilitate discussions and guide members through their journeys."

"Over time, the community's functionality and engagement will improve and evolve."




Tune in to the full episode to gain deeper insights into building and managing an engaging community for well-being and growth.