How to talk about your work Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Staying strong while working in the arts Six strategies to assist arts practitioners in achieving a healthier professional life. From toxic theatre to safe spaces (Premium locked content) Artists aren’t the problem when it comes to self-care; it’s the culture we work in which damages people. It’s time to change that. Learning from our art mistakes (Premium locked content) We learn by failing, but rarely talk about it. Here, artists and arts workers from diverse sectors reflect on what their mistakes have taught them. Want success? Then give up these 20 things (Premium locked content) Rather than skilling up, we suggest toning down for success. (Premium content) Premium content Susan de Weger Monday 18 January, 2016 Letting your art speak for itself is a luxury you probably can’t afford. Confident public speaking on and offstage increases your opportunities to work. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in UK by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the British arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Susan de Weger is a musician and entrepreneur. After graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium she abandoned music to pursue an international corporate career; and after a hiatus of 15 years dusted off her French Horn and has recently completed a Master of Music Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Susan was awarded the 2014 Hugh Rogers Fellowship to research the world renowned Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at the New England Conservatory in Boston. She is the founder of Notable Values, a consultancy practice providing advocacy and advice on career planning and entrepreneurship initiatives for musicians.