Arts Smarts

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For some it can be crippling, others a nuisance - but almost everyone experiences it. These simple strategies can help you shine at your next audition, job interview or live presentation.
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Let's be real, this year can f*** off. A much needed advice column on how to take that broken heart and make some art.
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The Big Idea Editor
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How do you know if it's time to call it quits or to stay on? It's the must-read checklist before dealing with your creative career crossroads.
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The Big Idea Editor
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How do you make time to turn your idea into a written, finished product? We get tips on dealing with the pitfalls and the unavoidable truths.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Highly skilled and experienced people still feel reticent to promote themselves. Some straight-talking advice from a Strategist & talent manager.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Got plenty of great ideas and ambitions but aren't making progress with any of them? An experienced creative mentor sets you straight.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Whatever your passion, it pays to be both an innovative practitioner and a practical businessperson. Here's the creative's guide to small business basics.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Cage the rage or unleash the beast? Verity Johnson speaks to artists and experts for this guide to making art when the world is on fire.
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Verity Johnson
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Looking for a competitive edge in your creative career? These tips on the art of public speaking could hold the key to that next opportunity or promotion.
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The Big Idea Editor
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The hard work isn't over yet - whether you're a one man band or an arts organisation, now's the time to give your practice a health check up.
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The Big Idea Editor