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Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader

Brian Kennedy Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader

Brian Kennedy, director of The Toledo Museum of Art, shares his reaction to the book Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader.

 

What is the role of an arts and culture leader in today’s society?

Kapwepwe_THUMB What is the role of an arts and culture leader in today’s society?

Mulenga Kapwepwe, Chairperson of the National Arts Council of Zambia and Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders faculty, suggests that arts leaders are best equipped to shape the future.

 

How does a leader effect change?

Mary Lou Aleskie How does a leader effect change?

Mary Lou Aleskie, Executive Director of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, talks about the importance of balancing data and passion.

 

How can leaders balance bold leadership and crowdsourcing?

Suzi Sosa How can leaders balance bold leadership and crowdsourcing?

Suzi Sosa is the Executive Director of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge at UT Austin and a member of The Chief Executive Program New Nature of Money faculty. In this clip she suggests that organizations can get information from their customers to inform programming without giving away the ability to make their own programming choices.

 

Guthrie Theater’s debt to women and diversity

Guthrie Theater’s debt to women and diversity

Do nonprofit cultural organizations have a particular responsibility to reach into and represent all parts of the community?  Does the benefit of nonprofit status require us to take more risks than commercial theatre?  A recent article explores the Minneapolis community’s reaction to the lack of diversity in a local theatre’s upcoming season.  While this piece [...]

 

How do cultural institutions, particularly established ones, manage change?

Horst Abraham How do cultural institutions, particularly established ones, manage change?

Horst Abraham is a faculty partner of the Center for Executive Development of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a member of The Chief Executive Program New Nature of Competition faculty. In this clip he suggests that organizations must be able to reinvent themselves at the pace of the change around them.

 

Managing the Arts: Leadership and Decision Making under Dual Rationalities

Adrian Ellis Managing the Arts: Leadership and Decision Making under Dual Rationalities

Adrian Ellis, Executive Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, talks about the importance of the article “Managing the Arts: Leadership and Decision Making under Dual Rationalities.”

 

The Challenges of Cultural Leadership

The Challenges of Cultural Leadership

This is a time of great reinvention for cultural enterprise, as we examine the value we provide to audiences and how we can reshape institutions to do this better. In this keynote address delivered at the Bolz Center Collegium, NAS President and CEO, Russell Willis Taylor explores the unique leadership demands of cultural enterprise. Read [...]

 

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Mike Yankovich How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Mike Yankovich, President and CEO of the Children’s Museum of Denver, shares his insights about how a leader can motivate and build consensus when leading change.

 

What are the qualities of a strong arts leader?

Sally Sterling What are the qualities of a strong arts leader?

Sally Sterling, an executive search consultant within Spencer Stuart, discusses what makes a successful arts executive.