Arts Entrepreneurship and Experiential Learning

Many schools are currently developing new arts entrepreneurship programs. This article Payasaserves to encourage those schools to develop curricula founded in experience-based learning.

Entrepreneurship is best learned through the process of experience, as entrepreneurship, of whichever kind (corporate, arts, social), is a trial by fire process. There is no knowledge gained like experiencing something. Experience affords Continue reading

Thank you.

Outside of today’s post, I am not currently posting on this blog, The Hart Technique, but would like to thank you for your continued support. Please browse the Categories section of this blog and discover the over 270 original posts. Please also see the other channels I am broadcasting through.

At present, I am serving as Curator for the following SMU, Meadows School of the Arts- based channels:

Meadows Arts Entrepreneurship Youtube Channel: This channel provides a wide range of case studies/interviews with entrepreneurs, researchers and professionals working with and for entrepreneurs. They talk about what they do and how they do it.

Arts Entrepreneurship Blog (Meadows): This just over one year-old blog has over 135 original posts, to date. This blog covers topics like, “Are business plans really necessary?”, offers interviews with arts entrepreneurs and perspectives such as “heroism by choice”.

Arts Entrepreneurs’ Tool BoxThis series of organized digital links provide tools for arts entrepreneurs. Check it out and take what you can!

Privately created communication channel:

Arts Entrepreneurship, the Movement, a Facebook Page.

Again, thank you for your support at present and over the years.

Best wishes,

Jim Hart

Teaching Arts Entrepreneurship: Attracting Capital

At SMU, we offer a course with a short title of Attracting Capital. In this course, students

Students in Attracting Capital, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU.

gain a solid understanding of legal structures, pathways towards funding and numerous other business related matters. But simultaneously, students learn through a process of experiential learning and through game playing so that they have fun while learning and come to own their knowledge found.

How does one “attract capital?” In brief, one cannot, as capital is just money. However, one can Continue reading

Gone Writin’

Hey friends! Just a quick note to say that I’m presently on a retreat and working on my book! I’ll keep you guys posted, but am dialing down the posting, here at The Hart Technique at this time. As always, thank you so, so much for your support. Many of you have followed my process, adventures and exploits for years now and I am very thankful.

It is my hope that you have found some value here at this blog and take away inspiration, perspective, newfound courage and techniques that may impact your own process in a positive way.

So, I’m back to the writing cave and wish you all a happy summer!

Arts Entrepreneurship Class Audio from TCG

Hi. If you are interested, take a moment to check out this audio file. It’s 50 minutes in length, but you can hop around, if you choose. Feel free to start at the beginning and kick your heals up a bit. In listening to the recording, I believe, you will get a window into the pulse of the Arts Entrepreneurship Movement.

Note the eagerness of the questions and participation. This is a Movement.

Join the Movement.