What the arts industry can learn from Lego 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 On becoming: a conversation with transgender artist Cassils (locked) Perth Festival artist Cassils offers their read on gender stereotyping, cross-generational mentoring, how to use training as transformation and doing "all-nighters" for art. Top 3 tips for emerging arts managers (locked) With many in the sector working in administrative roles, we’ve asked arts leaders from Darwin to Hobart and Perth to Sydney to offer advice for those at the beginning of their careers. Top 3 tips for emerging directors (locked) From independent theatre to the mainstage, directors from around the country offer practical advice for those starting out in their theatre careers. The myth of the general audience (locked) In her 2018 Philip Parsons Memorial Lecture, playwright Alana Valentine speaks about the power of the collective experience and those rare moments when a work of art becomes a conduit for spontaneous community expression. (Premium content) Premium content Fiona Maxwell Friday 25 August, 2017 In times of challenge, organisations in different sectors can teach the arts valuable lessons about streamlining and sticking with what we're good at. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join 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 members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Image via Shutterstock.com Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Fiona Maxwell is the CEO of Brisbane Powerhouse. Her career has spanned the non-profit, government and university sectors in Australia and the USA. Prior to Brisbane Powerhouse, Fiona was Queensland Manager for Philanthropy Australia, establishing the Brisbane office and supporting philanthropists and non-profits alike to grow the sector.Fiona’s role as Queensland Manager, Artsupport Australia encompassed growing cultural philanthropy as well as supporting the non-profit sector to build stronger and more sustainable relationships with its supporters. Prior to this role, Fiona was Executive Director of the Next Wave Festival. She has been Chair and board member of organisations including industry service and peak bodies, an internet start-up and philanthropic grant-making committees. Fiona holds a Bachelor of Arts from QUT, and a Masters from the University of New South Wales.