Monthly Archives: November 2011

Data Dump

An interesting discussion developed last week in the arts/theatre blogosphere around the issue of data.  Do we have enough? Do we use it? Should we spend any time looking for more of it? The last was answered with a resounding … Continue reading

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Seed funding?

Michael Wilkerson, on the ArtsJournal blog, made an interesting proposal to fund the nonprofit arts sector: tax for-profit cultural products and funnel those restricted funds to the nonprofit sector.  A day later, he backpedaled from the proposal, on the advice … Continue reading

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On 11.11.11, I had the pleasure of delivering the following at TedxPhoenix (see for the video). Experience failure for a change. Experience.  Why is experience important? Experience is a way of learning – and it’s a way of learning that “sticks.” … Continue reading

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