Kayla Zawiski, Creator of The Local Advocate // The New Networking; Sharing Your Passions, Being Brave & Using Social Media To Connect

Episode #5

In this episode of the Maker’s Co Podcast you’ll meet Kayla Zawiski, the woman behind KW community initiative, The Local Advocate. We discuss a wide range of topics, from networking and how it has evolved through the use of social media to the importance of self care and following your passions to find success. If you live in the Waterloo Region, or are planning a visit, make The Local Advocate your first stop to find out what’s going on in the community and how you can get involved. Topics covered: Meet Kayla + The Journey To Building The Local Advocate What Is The Local Advocate? The New Networking - Sharing Your Passions Partnerships Using Social Media To Connect + Being Genuine Networking - The Struggle Is Real Have Courage, Reach Out Advice For Introverts In Business Making Your Connections Work For You Being a Connector Advice - Do What You Love Self Care What’s Next For The Local Advocate? Resources from the episode: THE MUSEUM - https://themuseum.ca/events/ Show & Tell Coffee - https://www.instagram.com/showtellcoffee/ Settlement Co. - https://settlementco.ca/ Startup Waterloo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BrsLlhgrL0 Brad Feld - https://www.feld.com/about Malcolm Gladwell - https://www.amazon.ca/Tipping-Point-Little-Things-Difference/dp/0316346624 It’s who you know - https://www.thelocaladvocate.ca/its-who-you-know/ Digital Experience Innovation - https://uwaterloo.ca/discover-graduate-studies/programs/digital-experience-innovation-mdei Become a Local Advocate - https://www.thelocaladvocate.ca/the-local-advocates-1/ Community Events - https://www.thelocaladvocate.ca/community-events/?view=calendar&month=April-2018 RFB Development - http://www.rfbdevelopment.com/ Placemaking - https://www.pps.org/article/what-is-placemaking Community Meetups - https://www.thelocaladvocate.ca/the-meetups/ Vincenzo’s - https://www.vincenzosonline.com/ Love Local Food - https://lovelocalfood.ca/ Quote: More from The Local Advocate The Local Advocate - https://www.thelocaladvocate.ca/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thelocaladvocate/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thelocaladvocate/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/local_advocate More from Maker’s Co: The Maker’s Collective - http://makerscollective.club/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/MakersCoClub/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/makerscollectiveclub/ Get In Touch & Join The Club - http://makerscollective.club/contact/ More from Lacey: LJH Creative Consulting- http://www.laceyjheels.com/ Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/laceyjheels More from Laura: LH Style Coaching - https://lhstylecoach.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lhstylecoaching The Style Report - https://lhstylecoach.com/the-style-report