Creativity for Music Entrepreneurs: Leave Time for Incubation

Have you ever found yourself grappling with a challenging problem and then leaving your desk in disgust and frustration, only to find the answer when you wake up the next morning or when you are out for a nice walk? Welcome to incubation, one of the magical elements of the creativity process, where you work hard on a problem, give …

Events

2021 Events January Events January 11, 2021 Ensemble Connect Playing to Strengths: How to Optimize Collaboration and Foster Connection January 19, 2021 Marketing With A Book Podcast TED Talks for Authors and Speakers February Events February 11, 2021 Yale University Poorvu Center Teaching and Learning Discussion with Astrid Baumgardner: Building Community in the Remote Teaching Context March Events March 18, …

Clients

Who are my clients? What’s on Your Mind? What results have my clients gotten from coaching? My Clients My clients are motivated, passionate people who are committed to being more successful. Many come to me at a point in their lives when they are wondering what they really want from their careers, their relationships and their personal lives. Now that …

The Art of Collaboration: Top 10 Skills for Creative Success

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This semester, I am teaching a new course at the Yale School of Music using the collaborative project as the vehicle through which to teach arts entrepreneurship and innovation. Arts entrepreneurship involves coming up with innovative ideas that create value to society and actualizing those ideas. Collaboration is more than teamwork, where there is a leader to set the agenda and …

Being in the Flow: The Start of Authentic Leadership

This past week, I attended the 2014 Opera America conference in San Francisco where I had the privilege of working with the 2014 Leadership Intensive participants.  These 14 talented mid-career opera administrators from North America and Europe were selected to participate in a program that provides training and resources designed to “bolster their leadership capacity and advance their careers”. My …