Breaking Up With Adobe

Breaking Up With Adobe

It’s not you, Adobe. It’s me. You see, I am a long time Adobe software user. I started using the institutional licenses in school at the University of Missouri, and Adobe Creative Suite 3 was one of the first pieces of “pro” software I ever purchased. After CS6, when Adobe moved to the Creative Cloud subscription plans, I was torn. On one hand, it was going to be expensive. On the other hand, I used this software an awful lot, and I always got excited about new features when they became available. … Read more

Constructive Considerate Executive Transitions – An Example

Constructive, Considerate Executive Transitions – An Example

The importance of transition planning is a common topic of discussion for non-profits given current and anticipated retirements. A few years ago we offered a set of guidelines for planning the transition which included a pretty impressive toolkit generated by the Federal Reserve of Kansas City. However it wasn’t until recently that I came across a specific example of an exemplary transition plan that had been been put into action. Barry Hessenius posted an interview with Janet Brown who retired as Executive Director of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) in December 2017. … Read more

conferences

Coming Soon To A Conference Near You!

Conference season is right around the corner and there are several opportunities to attend sessions and meet up with ArtsHacker’s regular contributors. Here’s a current list of where you can find us through the end of August, 2018: March 9-11, 2018: SETC Convention setc.org/convention ArtsHacker: Ceci Dadisman Session 1: Engaging the African American Community: A Tactical Guide ArtsHacker: Ceci Dadisman Session 2: Market Smarter, Not Harder: Using Your Own Data for Marketing Success ArtsHackers: Ceci Dadisman and Drew McManus Session 3: Click. Done.  Developing Your Google Analytics Skills March 22-24, 2018: West Virginia … Read more

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