Seven characteristics of successful arts Chairs 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 Creating a family-friendly work environment The future is family-friendly: advice on providing better support for parents and other caregivers working in the theatre. How to deal with tall poppy syndrome (Premium locked content) Rather than cutting people down, we need to rethink how we view success, both in ourselves and others. Top 10 career articles of 2017 From finding a mentor to thinking like a leader, here are the year's 10 most popular pieces of career advice. Out with the CEO and in with intrapreneurship What is intrapreneurship and how is it affecting the future of work? A panel of experts explores how organisations can change themselves from the inside out. (Premium content) Premium content Caroline Sharpen Monday 6 February, 2017 Finding the right person is critical in an arts organisation where directors play a vital role. 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 Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the British arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Caroline Sharpen is an experienced strategist, consultant and business development practitioner. She is also the principal of Sharpen Creative Industries Consulting, an alliance of specialists and independent consultants working with arts and creative-sector clients.