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November 28, 2016
Arts Orgs
A Process for Hiring Help

Occasionally, artists will ask me about a process for finding support. Usually, this comes up in the context of a solo-preneur wanting to hire his or her first employee (a sort of general assistant/marketing person), but the same process can […]

November 21, 2016
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Niceworking. It Isn’t Awful.

One of the best headlines I’ve seen this year was in Inc. magazine. It said, “The Most Creative Types are Introverts. And Extroverts.”   I absolutely love the absurdist contradiction contained – and in fact emphasized – in that headline. […]

October 31, 2016
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Docs to Keep Handy

It is really hard to manage time when things keep changing. And in a creative career, everything is always changing. Rarely do two projects look exactly the same. (Thank goodness.) Rarely do two clients want exactly the same thing. Rarely […]

February 8, 2016
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Wear Real Pants

When I was first drafting my first book, I had a “writing outfit.” I loved wearing it during the writing hours I carved out of my schedule. I loved wearing it on non-writing days to remind me that I had […]

January 11, 2016
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Columbus CEO: Business Lessons from the Creative World

We are thrilled about Elaine’s latest guest blog in Columbus CEO Magazine where she explores how business professionals can learn from their creative industry counterparts.  Take a peek below and keep reading at Columbus CEO…   All over Columbus, organizations are […]

January 1, 2016
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2015 Year In Review

969 People Strong 2015 was quite a year. We served 969 people. 969 people!  Thanks for being part of our community.   Who Were the 969? Some attended boot camps. Some came to workshops. Some took online classes through Starting […]

December 21, 2015
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Now That’s a Brand

Small confession: I don’t go nuts over Star Wars. I knew there was a new Star Wars movie coming out last week, but I didn’t know its name.   That is institutional marketing in action. The brand overall is more […]

July 27, 2015
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Think Like an Entrepreneur

This post by Elaine Grogan Luttrull originally appeared as a guest post for the Evans Consulting Group.   Can entrepreneurship be taught? Or is it an inherent set of traits found in some, but not others?   I’d argue there […]

July 20, 2015
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Bad Habits of Arts Organizations (Third in a Series)

If you’re new to this series, we’ve been exploring Bad Habits of Arts Organizations, which was originally inspired by an article in Inc. Magazine by Lolly Daskal: “8 Deadly Ways to Kill Employee Motivation.” What can we say? Some of […]

July 13, 2015
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Thriving Creativity in Columbus

Artists must live in a large metropolitan area to be inspired and taken seriously, right?  Not so much. A new ranking conducted by Smart Asset listed the top 10 cities in the U.S. for creative entrepreneurs, and the majority on […]

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