Making career progress in the arts has always been tricky, but with things having reached Boss Level how do we stand a chance?
Join film director, arts organisation leader and super pragmatist, Sandy Thomson, as she looks at what does and doesn’t work in the new world and how to make a plan for the unknown future. How do networks and good decision making help us surf the current uncertainties and what is going to come after them?
0:55 – Introduction
2:17 – Crisis takes a snapshot
4:14 – Attitude to Risk
8:26 – Networking, not roadmaps
11:47 – People, not pitches
13:20 – Know you’re landscape
15:24 – What’s decided and what’s not
17:15 – Where is the money coming from in your industry right now?
19:15 – Know who is built to deal with crisis, who isn’t and what that means for your industry
23:20 – Generating income inside crisis (lifeboat or brave new world)
26:09 – Self managament
29:25 – Staying aflot
32:06 – Actively forcast
34:22 – Do not wait for permisison
37:37 – A time of crisis is a time to make allies
40:58 – Thinking about sustainability
43:10 – Q&A