Morrow Event

Forums for Emerging Studio Operators

WHERE: Morrow Access Platform

WHEN: November 1, 2023

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Events | Forums for Emerging Studio Operators

Starting a venture studio is one part vision; one part execution.

Find a Tribe

As a new venture studio, this forum allows you to connect with fellow operators and leaders who are just starting out on the same journey. Share ideas, strategies and war stories with a community that knows the growing pains and triumphs of building a studio from the ground up. Find your tribe of visionaries wrestling with how to turn ambition into action.

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Venture Studio Boot Camp Alumni

Reconnect with your cohort and meet new operators as you dive deeper into the studio model alongside peers who are marching towards the same North Star.

Having built the foundations, now scale your ambitions within a forum of 8-10 studios at similar stages. Discuss your biggest challenges, emerging strategies and lessons learned with fellow operators and facilitators. Leverage shared experiences to take your studio to the next level. Whether launching new ventures, attracting talent or optimizing operations, this is a trusted space to exchange ideas, unblock growth and cultivate collective wisdom.

Emerging Studio Operator Forum

This Forum brings together 8-10 peer studios at similar stages for collaborative learning. Engage in open discussions about the realities of building a studio from the ground up. Gain insights from experienced facilitators and exchanges with fellow operators navigating the same hurdles. Forge connections with peers who understand the intricacies of your role. Walk away with fresh perspectives, actionable insights and a community to tap into as you scale your ambitions.

This operator-led forum is an invaluable opportunity to cultivate collective wisdom, learn from those ahead in the journey and accelerate your venture studio growth. Join the cohort and progress together.

The Four Cornerstones of a Forum

I. Mindset in a Forum

Forums foster a unique environment where studio leaders can share openly without fear of judgment. Members listen to each other with deep respect, avoiding giving unsolicited advice. The focus is on learning from shared experiences rather than problem-solving. This mindset enables authentic vulnerability and trust.

II. Confidentiality in a Forum

Everything discussed within Forum stays confidential. Members commit to never sharing others' stories or revealing sensitive details. Breaching confidentiality results in automatic removal. This allows complete openness in sharing challenges and private matters. Confidentiality is critical for building trust.

III. Responsibility in a Forum

Forum members take personal responsibility for fully engaging in and committing to the group. This means prioritizing attendance, arriving prepared, and participating with undivided attention. Members also take responsibility for raising any concerns directly so they can be addressed openly, rather than letting issues build up privately.

IV. Vulnerability in a Forum

Studio members are willing to share at a deeper level by exposing their real challenges, fears or weaknesses. Rather than maintaining a facade of having "everything together," they reveal their authentic selves. This requires leaving egos aside and sharing their 5% most impactful experiences. Vulnerability breeds more vulnerability, gradually creating an environment where meaningful sharing occurs.