Does the Arts need Leaders?   What are the qualities of a leader, and what does it take to become one?



  • There is a huge demand for leadership in the arts and culture work

  • It may seem like its difficult to be a leader, but a leader is just someone who goes first

  • Leadership doesn’t require permission

  • All you need is that picture in your head - a vision, and a desire to serve

  • Beyond that, the most important qualities to foster are Courage, Humility, Listening, Ability to Handle Haters and Rejection, Integrity, Originality and Grit