Take the Gangplank Community Survey

Susan Baier of Audience Audit, has donated her services to help us learn more about our audience and messaging. Your feedback will help us better understand the Gangplank community.

You do not need to be a regular, or even a fan to participate. We’re looking for feedback from anyone that’s heard of us, so please pass the link along to others throughy our networks. Your responses are completely anonymous.

Here’s the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Gangplank

If you complete the survey by the end of the next Friday (5/25) will be entered in a sweepstakes to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card. The survey will close on June 1st and results will be presented in a blog post, as well as the June 20th Gangplank Chandler brownbag.

The more responses we get, the more statistical significant the data – so take 15 minutes of your time and help us learn more about this fantastic movement.

‘Walk the Plank’ Unconference

This year, Gangplank will be hosting our first event focused exclusively on immersing others in the Gangplank philosophy on Friday, June 22nd, 2012. The ‘Walk the Plank’ Unconference is open to individuals interested in learning more about the Gangplank model, as well as discussing the impact of collaboration on various industries. The event will take place in Downtown Chandler, Arizona. Continue reading

Pardon Our Dust

Gangplank’s growth over the past year has created a fantastic network of talent, mentors and Gangplank culture, allowing Gangplank to continue to innovate.

With this growth, we’ve been making changes in order to better serve the local Gangplank communities, as well as give you the opportunity to learn about HQ’s larger vision.

As part of this mission, we have been separating Gangplank HQ updates and notifications from local Gangplank information. The latest improvement has been to our websites. Continue reading

Weekly Roundup – April 24th – April 30th

This week at Gangplank:


Wednesday, April 25th

  • (12:00-1:00pm) Gangplank Brownbag: Gangplank Open Forum
  • (1:00-4:00pm) Mentor Office Hours Writing [RSVP]
  • (6:00-11:30pm) Hacknight – Open
  • (6:30-8:00pm) Learn Python the Hard Way Study Group
  • (6:30-9:00pm) Beta Testing Night
  • (7:00-8:30) Gangplank Street Hockey – Open
  • (7:00-8:30) Intro to Video Studio – [RSVP]
  • (7:00-9:00pm) Storytellers AZ – Open
  • (8:00-10:00pm) Software Engineering Reading Group
Thursday, April 26th

Friday, April 27th

  • (4:00-5:00pm) Gangplank Mile

Saturday, April 28th

  • (9:00pm-12:00pm) Welcome to the Real World


Event Update for April 11-16

This week at Gangplank:

Wednesday, April 11th

  • (9:30-12:30) Mentor Office Hours Sales, Marketing and Leadership Mentor Office Hours [RSVP]
  • (12:00-1:00pm) GP Brownbag: Exercise at Work
  • (1:00-4:00pm) Mentor Office Hours Writing [RSVP]
  • (6:30-8:00pm) Learn Python the Hard Way Study Group
  • (7:00-9:00pm) Mentor Office Hours Stage, Leadership & Team Development [RSVP]
  • (7:00pm) Street Hockey
  • (7:00-9:00pm) Storytellers AZ
  • (8:00-10:00pm) Software Engineering Reading Group

Thursday, April 12th

  • (5:00-6:00pm) Chandler Small Business Association
  • (6:30-8:00pm) WordPress Meetup

Friday, April 13th

  • (1:00-4:00pm) Bookkeeping & Beers Meetup (All welcome!)
  • (4:00-5:00pm) Gangplank Mile
Saturday, April 14th
    (9:00am-Noon) LEGO Madness for kids – Bridges, Towers & Race Cars

Monday, April 16th

Weekly Roundup – April 3rd – April 9th

This week at Gangplank:

Wednesday, April 4th

  • (11:30-12:00) Intro to Gangplank
  • (1:00-2:00pm) Lunch with Gangplank Staff
  • (1:00-2:00pm) Startup BBQ
  • (1:00-4:00pm) Mentor Office Hours Writing [RSVP]
  • (4:00-5:00pm) GP Studios Initiative [Open]
  • (5:00-6:00pm) GP Jr Initiative Meeting [Open]
  • (6:00pm) Hacknight [Open]
  • (6:30-8:00pm) Learn Python the Hard Way Study Group
  • (7:00-9:00pm) LEGO Madness for Adults
  • (7:00pm) Street Hockey
  • (8:00-10:00pm) Software Engineering Reading Group

Friday, April 6th

  • (4:00-5:00pm) Gangplank Mile
Saturday, April 7th
    (9:00am-Noon) LEGO Madness for kids – Bridges, Towers & Race Cars

Monday, April 9th

Podcasting Classes

The Gangplank self-identified podcasting wench, Debbie Walker, will be taking on new students beginning on March 26th at 5:00pm.

This is a three-part class over six weeks. Classes are scheduled every two week on March 26th, April 9th and 23rd, at the Gangplank Chandler location (260 S Arizona Ave, 85225)

Students will:
– Be introduced to the recording equipment
– Record a short 3-5 minute discussion with the group
– Learn how to edit recording in Audacity
– Practice intros and outros

The class series has only six spots. Email spellwight[at]gmail.com to reserve your space.