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The Ideas Hub is a collection of free, curated articles and tools that help creative leaders foster growth within their organizations. We aim to make the work easier by simplifying complex concepts in relatable ways, sharing real-life examples, and providing the framework for how to turn concepts into reality.

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Reliability/Autonomy Matrix

Reading Time: 6 Minutes

The Reliability/Autonomy Matrix is a tool for examining a nonprofit’s revenue mix. By considering how reliable funding is, and your freedom to choose how funds are used, you can make better forecasts and consider revenue diversification.

Finance Strategy Leadership

Strategy Screens: Asking the Right Questions to Make the Right Decisions

Reading Time: 8 minutes

Using a strategy screen can help you identify whether a potential new opportunity is right for your organization. This article shows how to evaluate whether new initiatives or existing programs serve a purpose that aligns with your mission.

Strategy Leadership

SMART Goals for Arts Organizations

Reading Time: 5 minutes

SMART goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. Organizations that express goals in this way stay aligned with their mission. This article helps you write SMART goals that can be applied across arts organizations.

Strategy Leadership