Yes it’s true. It’s taken almost 10 year to get my first networking event off the ground.
And when I say ‘EVENT’ I don’t see a dress code, or formal welcome line, or swag bags.
I see the essence of networking: you.
And beer. Naturally.
Here’s what I want you to do at my events.
Cross pollinate. Expand your scope of business thinking. Learn from a casual, interdisciplinary community of supportive friends. Gain new insights to your problems. Have some drinks (or don’t).
What if we set up a ‘social learning series’ focused on the creative side of business? Not just creative businesses per say, but business itself?
What if we extended our resources to each other? What if we helped each other with connections, strategies, and means of execution so that we could be that much closer to business success no matter what field we were in?
What if, instead of being super exclusive, these learning events brought everyone who was looking to thrive, together?
What if we mentored, networked, and advised each other based on our own business experience and strengths?
What if every once in a while we picked a place and a topical theme, outfitted it with a panel and some refreshments, and looked at the individual business issues of our friends as case studies?
Here’s what ‘Dolly’ means
Back when my cousin and I were working as crew on film sets in Toronto, we felt the awesome, delirious spark and instant kinship that happens behind the scenes of a production. We loved it. Every minute of it.
That feeling stuck.
One of our favourite things was hearing the Director of Photography call out ‘Dolly’s moving’ or ‘Dolly on the move!’
We loved the dynamic, awesome visual of the camera dolly sliding along it’s track, shifting the frame along smoothly, getting you – the audience- exactly where you need to be to have that ‘A-HA’ moment.
We played with various incarnations of “Dolly”, but none of them took until now.
Dolly’s on the move.
And you are too.
Come to our Toronto events, build strength, and spread knowledge.
All the very best,