Category Archives: Business Plan

Interview: John Dean, Entrepreneur

John Dean is the founder and owner of Textbook Valet. Scott Bolton: What role, if any, does a business plan play in building and launching an arts company (as a business pursuit)? John Dean: By creating my business plan, I … Continue reading

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Interview: Meredith Chehardy, Entrepreneur

Meredith Chehardy is the founder and owner of “Live Life Like Audrey”, a website for college women that gives tips about style, inspiration for health and fitness, and general advice to live a classy lifestyle. Scott Bolton: What role, if … Continue reading

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Interview: Jennifer Lee, Arts Entrepreneur

Jennifer Lee; Owner and Founder of Jennifer Lee Fine Art Jennifer holds a BA in Art History and a Minor in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, along with an MA in Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby’s Institute of … Continue reading

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Interview: Randy Peterson, Entrepreneur

Randy Peterson is the Director and CEO of The Distillery Media. Scott Bolton: What role, if any, does a business plan play in building and launching an arts company (as a business pursuit)? Randy Peterson: I believe the one mistake … Continue reading

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Are Arts Business Plans Necessary?

In Developing an Arts Venture Plan, one of the required courses in the minor of Arts Entrepreneurship at Meadows, students each interviewed three individuals they identified to be current arts entrepreneurs. The students asked a range of questions, but primarily … Continue reading

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Interview: with Arts Entrepreneur Eyal Goldberg

Serial Artist Entrepreneur Eyal Goldberg is an Israeli arts businessman and artistic leader. Though he has a classical theatre training background (MFA from Yale School of Drama) and continues to work as a theatre director, Goldberg runs a successful music … Continue reading

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No Plan Survives First Contact

There is an old military expression that say, “No plan survives first contact.” What this means to me is that we can plan and plan and plan, but once we engage at least one other person, plans change. This is … Continue reading

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