You've worked hard on your consulting project. But year by year, the business climate continues to get more challenging. Margins get squeezed, terms get extended. Over the past 30 years, I've had to write off a bad debt perhaps half a dozen times. This has been accomplished by a continually tuned process of being prepared, paying careful attention to the customer mix, and following up promptly and persistently. And maybe a bit of luck as well. This book describes how.
With hands-on advice and instruction from an experienced actor and theater director, this pragmatic, authoritative guide to starting a theater company imparts essential backstage know-how for would-be playhouse practitioners on everything from fundraising and finding a space to selecting plays and successfully navigating tricky legal issues. Chronicling three seasons at Chicago's award-winning Congo Square Theatre Company, this journey behind the curtain reveals the nitty-gritty details of practical issues that are often overlooked amidst the zeal of artistic pursuit,such ashow to manage rent, parking, and safety issues; determine tax status and calculate budgets; and find flexible day jobs to help foster artists' creative passion.
According to a 2006 study done by the National Education Association, 50% of teachers leave the profession within five years because of poor working conditions and low salaries. Yet, according to the 2006 General Social Survey, teaching ranks among the Top 10 most gratifying jobs with 69% of teachers reporting they were very satisfied with their jobs. A low salary should not be the reason stop molding young minds and influencing lives for the betterment of our society. Learn to: a) retire with a sizeable nest egg; b) teach in a foreign country; c) own all of your possessions - including your cars and house; d) invest in Roth IRAs and 403bs; e) establish a weekly 'budget'; and f) live a financially secure life on a teacher's salary! Use author Danny Kofke's easy-to-use tips to equip you and your family to not only survive, but live happily within your means, multiply your funds and invest in your future.
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Product ID: TTP9781598869026
Grades: Grade Staff
Level(s): Staff Room
File Size: 493.80 KB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781598869026