Whether you’re feeling insecure because you’re starting a new job, or frustrated by yet another résumé rejection notice, or doing something else that feels outside of your comfort zone, see if you can identify an activity that you enjoy and that you know you do well. And then do it!
New partnerships bring more new jobs to you!
Salaries in the nonprofit arts and culture sector have always been low, but our guest blog writer and Community Engagement Coordinator says this has to change. Everyone knows and no one wants to talk about it, its the “Elephant in the Room”
You must reach to where the water is still. Then you will move faster. This sentence reminded me of the business concept of finding “blue ocean”. You’re in red ocean with your business model if you are doing something that everyone else is doing. Red ocean is red because of the blood letting of all those fish fighting in the turbulent seas of your competitive market.
In red ocean you feel vulnerable, competitive, anxious about the competition, and fearful of getting towed under. You don’t want to be there. You want to be in the calm, clear, still waters of blue ocean where you dominate an untapped place in the market, have a better chance of thinking clearly, and can work your plan without having to fight off those other fish. Oh and in blue water… there are no rip currents.