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July 17, 2017
Minerva News
Increasing Financial Mindfulness

“I spend money with intention,” read one statement on an assessment I shared with attendees of a workshop I led earlier this month. Participants rated themselves on a scale from 1 to 5, with 5 being “Yes! Of course!” and […]

January 30, 2017
Events & Media
2016 Year-in-Review

As much as I love January for its forward-looking nature and its optimism, for me it also represents a chance to look back and reflect. Admittedly, that’s easier when there is snow on the ground and “looking back” involves pondering […]

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
Arts Orgs
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. […]

November 14, 2016
Minerva News
Advisors & Experts: What You Need to Know

Last week we talked about building a core community of support – your own “dream team” of mentors, advocates, and technical experts who support your creativity.   In the not-for-profit world, such support often exists for free in the form […]

November 7, 2016
Minerva News
Building A Dream Team

Remember the 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball team? The team was called in increasingly grandiose terms “the greatest collection of basketball talent on the planet” (Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame) and “the greatest sports team ever assembled” (Bob Costas). It […]

January 18, 2016
MLK Remembrances

I love MLK Day, particularly as celebrated by President Obama. I love that we focus on volunteerism and giving back. I love that we focus on service.   For service, above all else, is what Dr. King represented to me. […]

January 1, 2016
Arts Orgs
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 28, 2015
Minerva News
This is Not a Blog Post

This is not a blog post.   This was going to be an insightful commentary on the challenges of the holiday season and the moments leading up to those challenges.   But as I recover from my own holiday challenges, […]

July 13, 2015
Arts Orgs
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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