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Should You Share Your Ideas?

Should you worry about ideas being stolen? Some never share before necessary, such as when seeking funding. Others speak about their ideas with as many as possible. Ideas do get stolen. Ideas are cheap, but action is not. If you … Continue reading

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SMU’s Allison Beck on Arts Management and Art Entrepreneurship

Allison Beck, Meadows and AMAE student, had her article “On the Path toward Arts Management” published in the SMU campus paper on April 12. Allison had this to say about Meadows’ faculty and Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship classes: The … Continue reading

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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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Heroes Among Us: Audio Interview with Will Power

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 the purpose … Continue reading

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Finding a Sense of Balance

Most people want to be happy. In order to be happy, our needs must be met. Needs are not to be mistaken for wants. If too many of our needs go unmet

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Fear Makes The Wolf Bigger Than He Is

This old German proverb hits the nail on the head. Fear is the great mind number. This emotion, more often than not, is the greatest obstacle that prevents us from achieving our goals, dreams and potential. What this means is

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Steve Jobs on Failure

Many Entrepreneurs will tell you that they have learned the most from their mistakes. When one has potential for failure, one is taking risks. Risk is an inevitable and defining aspect of entrepreneurship. This is what Steve Jobs has to … Continue reading

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A Person of Value, a Career of Meaning

“The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive”. Albert Einstein What does it mean to be a valuable asset to your community? It means that you are … Continue reading

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Is Your Identity Defined by What You Do?

A lot of people define their sense of self, based on what they do for a living. Artists are notorious for this. They think of themselves as, “I am an actor” “I am a dancer” “I am a writer”, etc. … Continue reading

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