A few days ago I was at my local grocery store. Being able to work from home affords me the luxury of grocery shopping at off times. So I picked up the few items that I needed and headed for the self-checkout. I confess that I like scanning and bagging my own groceries. One of …
Category: Vision & Mission
Moving Beyond Transactions to Engagement
Through understanding that audiences want to take a journey with an organization, it is critical that the organization take the time to understand and learn from their audience. By gathering information about audiences strategic decisions can be made to engage, retain and cultivate lasting relationships.
Blind Luck is not a Sustainable Business Process
What drives your organization's success? Do you understand the processes that get you to the results you need? If not, spending more time on process and less on results will lead to sustainable success and a continuous learning environment for your organization.
The Arts Paradox: Are you at war with your brand?
How do we turn the tide of decreasing audience attendance for arts by creating environments that encourage both younger and more diverse first-time and returning patrons?
Episode #005 – Special Events and Benefit Auctions with Melissa Christy Davis
Auctions play an important role in special events fundraising. Learn more on today's podcast.
The Live Audience Experience
People need the experience of live theater says Peter Sagal of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me.
Why Opera Doesn’t Suck: An Interview with Ned Canty
https://10tocurtain.podbean.com/mf/web/367hbe/Why_Opera_Doesn_t_Suck_-_Ned_Canty.mp3 In September Ned Canty, the General Director of Opera Memphis presented a talk at TedEx Memphis that got us all thinking about how our audiences approach opera. Now in his fifth year leading Opera Memphis, he and his team have a repertory based on 60% contemporary American Opera. He also began an innovative program to bring opera …
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What the Arts Have to Give in 2017
With 2016 now a part of history, there is a brief moment in this new year to look back to learn and to use the lessons of the past year to assist us as we move forward. Without a doubt each year brings with it many lessons. 365 days from now, we will look back …