Episode 8 – On a Mission to Eradicate Loneliness –– With Ryan Gill

Loneliness carries the same health risk as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according to a research study by social-connectedness expert Julianne Holt-Lunstad, PhD.

It’s a disturbing finding that’s hard to accept. But for Ryan Gill, it only drives him in his mission to eradicate loneliness.

In this episode, Matt Halloran joins Ryan Gill, CEO and co-founder of Communo, co-founder of Cult, and co-founder and chairman at The Gathering. Ryan shares why he has a deep passion for eradicating loneliness and how Communo is part of the solution. He also breaks down the core characteristics of a great leader –– and why he believes that if we build leaders, companies will take care of themselves.

You will learn:

  • How Ryan started The Gathering: a summit where leaders from the biggest cult brands share their expertise
  • How Communo is helping professionals combat loneliness
  • Why building great leaders is the key to ensuring your brand’s continuity
  • The difference between leading with passion versus position
  • And more!

Press play to get inspired by Ryan Gill’s vision to eradicate loneliness and lead with courage.


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