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The Career Path of a Nonprofit Generalist

About a year ago, I was accepted into the Chief Executive Program at National Arts…

Sit Back & Enjoy the Ride: The Roller Coaster Career Plan

I entered the program with a very clear idea of what I wanted to do.…

Why is it important to have a career plan?

Our paradigms dramatically affect our judgment and our decision making by influencing our perceptions. Paradigms…

Clarity & Observation

Developing a career plan was natural for me, as I was fortunate to discover what…

Kill Your Darlings!

Working in the arts for over a decade has been a continual exercise in projects…

It’s About Defining Your Values

I think that defining your values is far more important than defining your career path.…

Get A Mentor

I got my first CEO job at a nonprofit because the woman who hired me…

It’s Not A Career. It’s A Lifestyle.

I am a classically trained violinist who started my studies at the age 4 and…

Your Career Plan: It’s not always a straight line!

Even though I am not an arts administrator, I have had to wear small versions…

Feeling Alive

My time, a huge portion of which I spend working, is limited. Seth’s death and…

The Career Knapsack

As a recent MA graduate in Arts Management, I thought I had lots of career…

Training Today

This week on Field Notes, we’re talking about career paths. We’ve broken this conversation down…