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Failure or Success: What are we more afraid of? A Leading Innovation in Arts & Culture Conversation

We’ve just wrapped our first Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) Leading Innovation in Arts and…

Julie Rada & Chris Webb: A Conversation

This week we will be featuring conversations with leaders working in communities. Julie Rada is a contemporary performance director…

Reading List: Hacks

The brains behind IDEO offer three quick creativity challenges to help you in getting unstuck.

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything (…or does it?)

  Steve Blank wrote an interesting article in the May Harvard Business Review on “Why…

Goldilocks and the Three Bowls of Data

Barring residence under a rock or an other-worldly state of bliss, it is unlikely that…

Training ourselves to see the invisible gorilla

Earlier this week, NPR ran a story about some interesting research into the concept of…

Handmaking America

National Arts Strategies is an apolitical organization, so this review about an unashamedly liberal and…

Deal Making 2.0: A Guide to Complex Negotiations

“Deal Making 2.0: A Guide to Complex Negotiations” David A. Lax and James K. Sebenius…

On leadership: “What to Ask the Person in the Mirror,” Robert Kaplan

Professor Robert S. Kaplan (Harvard Business School) has written a book on leadership, management and…

About the collection

Twenty-one articles on leadership that the Getty Leadership Institute and NAS have identified specifically for busy arts and cultural professionals.

Collective Impact

As in other nonprofit sectors, most energy and resource in our sector is focused on…

Shut Up and Take My Money: Fans Should Hire Artists

We’ve been having some interesting discussions with cultural leaders about the relevance of cultural organizations…