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Communicate the “Why?”

Paula Caproni, professor of management at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, talks about the importance of communicating why you do what you do… not just the what and the how.

Stories from the Field: The Loft Literary Center

The drivers for organizations extending their programming online vary: some pursue new audiences for whom…

Motivated by Convergence Not Crisis: Finding Flexibility in a System Filled with Constraints

Oregon Public Broadcasting has chosen to compete in a different way. This shift has changed the way they make decisions, allocate resources, invest in staff and even in the physical space they inhabit.

How does a leader effect change?

Mary Lou Aleskie, Director of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, talks about the importance of balancing data and passion.

How can leaders balance bold leadership and crowdsourcing?

Suzi Sosa, Co-Founder and CEO of Verb, suggests that organizations can get information from their customers to inform programming without giving away the ability to make their own programming choices.

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.

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Edward Nichols, President and CEO of History Colorado, discusses the need for a clear vision and staff involvement to create change in his organization.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Barbara Ceiga, Vice President of Public Operations at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, discusses the need to get the staff aligned with directional change to successfully effect change.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Jessica Deutsch, Marketing and Publicity Manager for Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, discusses the importance of engaging the collective wisdom of an organization’s staff when leading an organization through change.

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Greg Carpenter, General Director of Opera Colorado, discusses the value of anchoring change to a strong, articulated vision.

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Tom Scharf, Executive Director of the Swallow Hill Music Association in Denver, shares his three critical steps to leading change in an organization.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Kathy Keele, CEO of the Australia Council for the Arts, discusses the need for vision, patience, and staff alignment and engagement to successfully lead change in an organization.

What are the qualities of a strong arts leader?

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

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Dr. Gary Vikan, Director of The Walters Art Museum, discusses how the creation of a culture of shared responsibility and education enables and reinforces change in an organization.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Kate Lorenz, Executive Director of Hyde Park Art Center, discusses some of the challenges of leading change in an organization, from negotiating the diverse interests of stakeholders to being deliberate about prioritizing which changes to pursue.

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Peter Poulos, Senior Director of Communications and Sales at the Detroit Historical Society, discusses the need for leaders to articulate a clear vision and create an inclusive process to successfully implement change in an organization.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Jocelyn Hale, Executive Director of The Loft Literary Center, discusses the needs for a clear vision and stakeholder engagement when leading change in an organization, especially as a new leader.

How does a leader effect change in his organization?

Terence McFarland, Executive Director of the LA Stage Alliance, discusses how critical listening is to creating a compelling vision and leading an organization successfully through change.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Rachel Fine, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, shares her experience leading her board of directors through the development and adoption of explicit board expectations.

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Tracy S. Harris, NAS board member, talks about the need for vision, benchmarks and collaboration to create an organizational culture that embraces constant change and improvement.