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 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 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 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 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.