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#TBT: The Herd Needs Thinning? You Go First (Cont’d)

Happy #TBT. To celebrate, we’re sharing an oldie-but-goodie post from Jim: Thinning the Herd? You Go First (Cont'd). The “arts” are oversupplied. We’ve heard this before. There are, according to this thesis, too many organizations and the resources to support them are, therefore, spread too thin. Kill off the bad ones (we’ll worry about what we mean by bad in a minute), and then everyone will have plenty of money and the “arts” will be robust, and full of enterprising,...

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#TBT

#TBT: Thinning the Herd? You Go First

Happy #TBT. To celebrate, we’re sharing an oldie-but-goodie post from Jim: Thinning the Herd? You Go First. Lately [November 2010], there’s been some talk about this idea that “arts” (define that how you want) are oversupplied, and that is the root of the problem for the business model of so many organizations. Although it’s a perfectly legitimate discussion, I find some of the conclusions to be absurd and, naturally, I have some questions. My first question here is this: What do...

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