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Callie Nelson asks, “Are Business Plans Necessary?”

The following interview series and analysis was conducted by Callie Nelson, an Arts Entrepreneurship student at Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts. The goal of this project was to assess if creative entrepreneurs typically start with a business … Continue reading

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Tyler Kowalske Explores Business Plan Necessity

In the following interviews, SMU student Tyler Kowalske explores whether business plans are necessary for creative endeavors and whether the creatives began with one when they started.    Javier Mejia  Javier Mejia is a photographer and creative entrepreneur and was … Continue reading

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Are Business Plans Necessary for Creatives? SMU’s Thomas Beckham Decides

The following are three interviews with creative entrepreneurs and analysis, each conducted by SMU student Thomas Beckham. Interviews took place in the course Developing an Arts Venture Plan and were conducted to hear from the field, perceive if business plans are … Continue reading

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Interview with Julian Spearman, Entrepreneur

Interview with Julian Spearman, Owner of JSpear Productions SC: Did you have a business plan when you started your business?  JS: Not initially, no. Plan around the dream. For example,

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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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