If you aren't holding your technology accountable then you are missing an opportunity to grow your business. In fact, your technology could very well be hurting your business. So how do you evaluate your technology?
Frankly, the sheer volume of the posts just on my page makes my heart drop. Artists that have been my mentors, colleagues, and friends over the years have posted. Behind those "Me too" posts are stories, sometimes a single incident, sometimes a pattern of harassment and in some case abuse that has been a part of the arts for far too long.
In 2014 consumers spent nearly $3.2 billion to attend opera. After adjusting for inflation, that spending was 3.5 times greater than it was in 2000.
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.
Consumers are increasingly being pushed for time. They are pushing back against organizations that don't adapt to their demands. How can arts organizations adapt to these new time demands?
Increasingly opera companies are turning to the very artists that perform on their stages for assistance in running their organizations.While these artists are focusing their talents on providing artistic consultation still others are using their talents to improve an organization's bottom line. David Walker is one such artist who has transitioned from the operatic stage to the Managing Director at Palm Beach Opera.
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?