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Powerful Tools for Arts Entrepreneurs

Today’s arts entrepreneurs now have the potential to develop and communicate with an audience pieced together, representing cultures across the globe. One may develop a pocket of interest in Canada, while at the same time having a loyal audience in … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily

In the training of Arts Entrepreneurs at SMU, we spend a lot of time talking about goals and how to achieve them. Here are 10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily: Having clear goals (or objectives), helps us clarify our intentions … Continue reading

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Interview with Elizabeth DeRusha, Artist Entrepreneur

Elizabeth DeRusha is arts entrepreneur who is currently working as the proud owner of Edge Dance Studio. She opened the studio in Plano, Texas during the summer of 2012. 1. What role, if any, does a business plan play in … Continue reading

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Learning Through Play

People love to play and through play, we learn with greater ease, as we are having fun. Fun is not necessarily always present in our working lives. However, we can strive to play, to find joy in the work we … Continue reading

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Heroes Among Us: Frank Dux, of K.A.O.S and Esteelo Films

The following interview is part of a class assignment for Entrepreneurship and the Hero Adventure at SMU, Meadows School of the Arts. Each interview has been conducted and created by students for this course, which celebrates those heroes in our communities. Heroism, for … Continue reading

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Vomit with Finesse

Re. The Arts Entrepreneur It is important to get past our mental voice of self-censorship. Each of us has a series of voices in our heads. One such voice, we can call the “watcher at the gates of the mind”. The … 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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