Monthly Archives: September 2012

Trial and Error

I usually use my kitchen for cooking and have sometimes written about parallels between my cooking and arts participation.  Recently I’ve started to use my kitchen to experiment with the craft of papermaking.   This started on a whim when I … Continue reading

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Opportunity Creation and the Phoenix Fringe Festival

I was talking with a friend recently – a friend far removed from the arts – who suggested that I must be poised to make a lot of money since I know something about (arts) entrepreneurship. What my friend doesn’t … Continue reading

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Strategically Planning for Gut Feelings

We’re taught that the strategic planning process is linear and rational. The organization spends time developing its mission, vision, and values, it analyzes given conditions both internal and external, develops goals, objectives, and action plans. But, organizations and strategic planning … Continue reading

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The Launch of Artivate

For the last several months, I have been working on a start-up of sorts. Not a money-making venture, but a venture nonetheless, Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts is the first scholarly journal in the U.S. focused on … Continue reading

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