Go Big or Go Home? Fixing a Broken Business Model

When people inside an organization either can’t or won’t confront the reality of their business model, bad things tend to happen. Symphonies and orchestras are having an increasingly hard time balancing their P&Ls. Here are two unfortunate but typical recent stories detailing these challengs, about the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra and the Delaware Symphony Orchestra. It’s because people don’t care about those genres anymore, while costs just keep going up, right? And with little to no government involvement and a donor …

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