Curated Convos, Cocktails, and Community: A Business with Passion at the Core with @_thedinnerpartyproject_ - S4:E4
Welcome back to Finding Fearless! This week we have Dana Marie Roquemore on to talk about building a business around heart and passion. Dana Marie Roquemore is a Social Entrepreneur who went from being a stylist for fashion shows, personal wardrobe consultant, and event planner, to being the creator of an innovative community concept that took Orlando, FL by storm. In 2014, Dana created The Dinner Party Project, a food-focused social experiment that invites eight strangers to share incredible 4 Course meals with beverage pairings, interesting conversation, and fantastic company. Each month, seven guests, plus a Host, gather to meet new people in their city. She uses guest chefs to create amazing food, but the real richness is in the connections that happen during these dinners. TDPP is available for nationwide travel.In this episode, Dana Marie and I cover:- Her journey into owning her own business and what it’s like to work for yourself - Her creative and unconventional business model, and how she has created this community and culture- Why Dana Marie focused on parties for strangers meeting strangers instead of parties for friends, and the unique experiences that has createdIf you want to continue to follow Dana Marie and her work, you can listen to her podcast, Dining With Dana and follow the podcast’s Instagram page! You can also follow The Dinner Party Project on Instagram and visit their website for more information on how to book a fabulous dinner party!Services we love:- HoneyBook is the all-in-one clientflow platform for those who do it all. Finding Fearless listeners get a special offer from HoneyBook, 35% off your first year of subscription. You can learn more about HoneyBook and redeem this special offer at fearlessfoundry.com/honeybook. - Notion is a workflow management platform that offers organizational tools including task management, project tracking, to-do lists, bookmarking, and so much more. You can learn more, gain access to Fearless Foundry’s free Notion templates, and start your trial at fearlessfoundry.com/notion. This episode of Finding Fearless was produced by Fina Valenzuela.Finding Fearless is an exploration of human-centric leadership and a celebration of ambition, releasing every other week on Wednesdays, 6AM PST. If you liked the show, please rate, review, and share! You can also visit our website to learn more about how to become a sponsor of Finding Fearless! Finding Fearless is produced by Fearless Foundry, a creative consultancy focused on advancing ambitious humans from around the globe to amplify their impact through branding, marketing, and business development. You can contact us at email@example.com if you are interested in our services and can follow us on all social media @fearlessfoundry. Season 4 music is by Premium Beats. All audio is recorded and owned by Fearless Foundry.