Tag Archives: Management

Applying Sun Tzu

How do the Sun Tzu principles apply to the art of managing the artist, the process and the success of a theatrical production? Sun Tzu predicates the base philosophy on one simple premise, ” it is better to achieve victory … Continue reading

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Bohm and the Implicate Order

Bohm relates things in the universe to not being random but rather intrinsically linked as a whole, even when seemingly separated.  there is an exercise used to illustrate this point very well…2 cylindrical jars one slightly smaller than the other … Continue reading

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Conflict

As long as we are in a business where the idea is greater than the resources to support it, we will always be in a state of conflict. Our job in part is to identify manage and control that conflict, … Continue reading

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The Inherent Path of Conflict

Managing the Artistic Process: The Inherent Path of Conflict or The Art of War My philosophy of management in theater requires embracing a basic principal- as long as we are in a business where the idea is greater than the … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu and the Art of Managing Conflict

It may seem curious for me to equate managing a war to managing a production and certainly I will never equate the seriousness of one to the other.   There are some basic principles we can take away from the military … Continue reading

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Leading vs. Managing

Lead people. Manage process.

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Across the Great Divide

Bridging the gap between Artist and Manager. To begin, we all arrived from what ever single or collective connection to, “the story“, we experienced at a point in life where we were receptive to the idea we wanted to make telling … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Thinking

HOLOMOVEMENT AND THE IMPLICATE ORDER Before delving into Bohm’s substantive contributions to science, I will touch briefly on his ideas about language and thought. In his penchant for precision, Bohm analyzed ways that our language deceives us about the true … Continue reading

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Leadership & Management

In an ideal reality, we lead people and manage processes. Since we are never in an ideal reality, we must determine with care when and how to employ each technique and do so adeptly.

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