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Job Crafting

The Job Crafting™ Exercise, discussed at the 2018 NAS Summit, helps you make your job…

Project Implicit

Project Implicit is a collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control.

Online Seminar: Meaningful Communication

This seminar will help you understand the integral aspects of communication and how communication evolves during a conversation.

Online Seminar: Purpose Marketing

This seminar offers a different way to segment the world that focuses not on who the audience is but what they need.

Online Seminar: Dominant Logic

Learn how leadership can impact the culture, operations, values and people of an organization.

Your Value Promise

NAS Director, Dallas Shelby, shares a process that arts and culture organizations can use to define the value they want to create in their communities.

Logic Models

Creative Community Tools National Arts Strategies has developed a set of lessons to help cultural…

Leadership

Creative Community Tools National Arts Strategies has developed a set of lessons to help cultural…

Design Thinking

Design thinking is an iterative process that helps you move from having a seed of an idea to a plan for experimenting on a small scale. Using design thinking, which is based in the scientific method, helps you question your assumptions and explore a wide range of possible solutions to the problem you are trying to solve.

Systems Mapping

Systems Mapping helps you examine the different people and organizations you might encounter on your way to achieving a certain goal. 

Empathy Map

This lesson, developed by NAS in partnership with Suzi Sosa, Co-Founder and CEO of Verb, will walk you through a process to help you understand the circumstances and needs of the client.

Brainstorming Effectively

Brainstorming can be a powerful tool to help your team effectively generate ideas. In the Design Thinking process, it is used in the Ideation phase – after you have gathered information about the people you want to serve and are ready to formulate ideas on how to best address the problem at hand. As with any tool, how it is applied can make all the difference. Brainstorming can lead to mixed results, however we suggest that leading a group through this distinct process will yield the best outcome.

HBS Elevator Pitch Builder

There’s a handy (and fun) tool available online from Harvard Business School to make elevator pitch writing easier by focusing on the questions that matter most.