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92 Skills to Run an Arts Business?

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Blog

92 Skills to Run an Arts Business?

At first glance it may seem intimidating. The idea of requiring 92 skills to run any kind of business could make it seem like only the superhuman would have a shot. But on closer inspection, the Arts Hub list of 92 skills art-based entrepreneurs should develop is incredibly useful. By giving it a read through you will be able to tell, in just a few minutes, how ready you are to getting started, and which areas you will need assistance with or to pay further attention. Artists Can Be Businesspeople Too many artists are limited by the idea that their work has only subjective value, or their skills are not a match for becoming the head of a business. Before setting too much stock in these thoughts, consider that business skills, like creative techniques, can be learned, and there are already blossoming arts businesses in existence. Creative Skills First and foremost, creative skills are at the heart of any arts-based business. Presumably artists looking to develop their businesses have previously reached a high level of skill, and are aware of the investment of time, finances and emotion it requires to produce their particular type of artefact. When all is...

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