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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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Connecting What and Why

Reading Time: 6 minutes

Changing how you think about your organization will help you change how you talk about it. Focusing on why you do what you do is the key. This article will help you make sure that what you do and how you do it aligns with your overall why.

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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

Competitive Advantage: Knowing Your Value & Setting Yourself Apart

Reading Time: 6 minutes

The things that make your nonprofit special are assets you can leverage to build community and monetary support. This article helps you identify the qualities that make your organization different and make them work to your advantage.

Strategy Fundraising Communications

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