“ Life is so ridiculously gorgeous, strange, heartbreaking, horrific, etc., that we are compelled to describe it to ourselves, but we can’t! We cannot do it! And so we make art. — Miranda July ”
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Mind Your Own Business: Teaching Artist as Businessperson Presenters’ Agenda for October 3, 2009
Mind Your Own Business: Teaching Artist as Businessperson 9:00 – 9:30 Sabrina: Welcome, overview and Icebreaker
Pyramid of beliefs/values
Inquiry for the day: What are you doing to make your life as a teaching artist work? What can you do? 9:30 – 10:15 Provocations and inspirations Part ONE
From Mission and Values to Business Model
10-12 minutes each mission and personal statement and the way you chose to deliver your services. Relationship between your mission and how you do your business 10: 15 Participant reflection — Individual reflection, pair share, group share?
Make a list of the ways you like to deliver services yourself … 10: 30 – 11:15 Provocations and inspirations Part TWO
From Teaching Artist to Businessperson, or Teaching Artist as Businessperson
10-12 minutes each on how you get work, find jobs, promote your business 11: 15 Participant reflection – Sabrina facilitate, presenters write on chart paper
Network map – visual web together (brainstorm a la Marshmallow Art) 11: 30 – 12:00 Provocations and inspirations Part THREE
Professional trajectory (both artist and businessperson. Entrepreneur, self-employed, part time employee?). Professional etiquette.
Where did you learn what you know? What are the professional standards you hold yourself to? 12: 00 – 12:15 Q&A 12:15 Closing Circle: Wrap up. Teaching Artists Institute / TeachingArtistsOrganized.org Organizers= Sabrina Klein, Belinda Presenters= Rebecca Stees, Lynn Johnson, Roger Dillahunty
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A strength is what you do that makes you feels strengthened, vital! And…wait, it gets better, you know what a weakness is? A weakness is stuff you do that makes you feel weakened!” Dare to be focused on your natural capacities.
— White Hot Truth: because self-realization rocks.
“ And in every group, there are people who speak truth to power and big things can happen. And people who jump in not knowing and not needing to know. And people who sit and resist and finally join. And people for whom the meaning is much, much bigger than what is actually happening in the room. ”
— Trip: drive a buttercream truck - 37days