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Big Ideas | Learning | Professional Development | People Operations | Human Resources

By Tim Cynova
November 7th, 2017

Learning with Others to Improve Ourselves Learning new things with other people is fun! After publishing an extensive list of HR resources and announcing the launch of our Strategic HR Bootcamp in January, a colleague recently asked me where I turn for my own professional development training. Here are some of the highlights I’ve enjoyed for structured learning:

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How We Work | Tips and Tools | Professional Development | People Operations | Human Resources

By Tim Cynova
April 3rd, 2017

  The quality of our team, our organization’s very ability to deliver on its mission and remain agile and relevant, relies on the skills our staff bring to the office and use every day. In this episode of How We Work:TV, we explore ways to develop our most valuable of organizational assets, our people. We’ll cover eight strategies — all that don’t cost a dime! They include: (1) Career Conversations (2) Musical Chairs (3) Bring in Outsiders (4) Never Eat Lunch Alone (5) Co-Learning (6) SMART Task Forces (7) Job Crafting (8) Objectives & Key Results (OKRs) Want more ideas, tips, and assistance? Check out my previous posts about creating innovative workplaces and investing in our people, the job crafting workbook available from the University of Michigan, the Inspiring and Motivating Teams course by National Arts Strategies, or try Radical Focus to learn more about OKRs.

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Updates and Announcements | Professional Development | Arts Business

By Fractured Atlas
April 5th, 2016

Fractured Atlas introduces Arts Smarts: an Arts Business Intensive, April 30th, 2016, Los Angeles, CA Fractured Atlas is not CrossFit and getting better at your arts business is not the same as getting shredded abs for the beach.

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Big Ideas | Leadership | Professional Development | People Operations | Human Resources

By Tim Cynova
February 1st, 2016

A pathway for confronting the cultural sector’s challenges The health of the cultural sector, and its ability to be creative, innovative, and resilient depends on the quality and skills of the people working for our organizations. In order for our sector to remain vibrant and relevant, we need to continually develop and leverage the skills our people possess.