For me, that’s meant reaching out nationally to offer a webinar for nonprofit leaders via agencies, associations, and organizations that specifically unite and serve nonprofit causes and their leaders. Housekeeper).
When the story is compelling when the direction is inspired when the actors’ delivery is flawless when the set design is beautiful when the sound is resonant when the house is full. when the audience is [Read more.]
What have you LEARNED from 2017?
December 18, 2017 by Matt Lehrman
No doubt you have worked hard. You have challenged your creativity, stretched every penny, and exhausted every option. Good job!
So, in these last two weeks of this year, how about taking a moment to ask yourself: “What have I, and what has our organization, learned from this year? What will we do differently in 2018, as a result.”
To start the new year on the right foot, here’s a little holiday gift you can give yourself right now: [Read more.]July 1, 2017 by Matt Lehrman
Happy New (Fiscal) Year to those who celebrate!
## ## So, how will you work differently going forward? Here are 3 questions to help you get started:
What have you learned from the year just concluded? Anexercise: draw a line down the center of a single sheet of paper and headline one column “What Went Wrong” and the other “What Went Right.” Start writing anddon’t stop until you have a total of (at least) 50 items from the season [Read more.]
NEA Funding: Beyond Votes, We Must Grow the Applause
March 16, 2017 by Matt Lehrman
The President’s budget proposal to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts is merely an “opening argument.” A very long legislative process now begins which will, hopefully, culminate in a budget that reflects moderation and compromise.
Our advocates atAmericans for the Artshave long prepared for this day and it’s reassuring to know that the arts have friends on both sides of the political aisle. Of course, nothing is assured until [Read more.]