Full workshop details


Friday 4 October 2019

Skills mapping: Turning talent into contracts with Denise Perry

  • Who you are
  • Values- what is important to you
  • Skills- gained in work, voluntary role and in life
  • Skills- what are transferrable
  • Language- translating ‘arts speak’ to business
  • Creating your personal statement

Friday 11 October 2019

Getting on their radar: Online tools and marketing with Denise Perry

  • C.V.’s and cover letters
  • Marketing material for your project/business ideas
  • Using social media to increase income
  • Maximising Linked In and websites
  • Managing your profile across multiple ‘strings’
  • Nuancing your material to match the opportunity

Thursday 17 October 2019

Navigating the hidden work market: Networks and pitching with Denise Perry

  • Utilising personal networks to find work
  • Pitching- skills for pitching and ‘cold calling’ opportunities
  • Top tips for making your own opportunities
  • Creating new networks to find work
  • Preparing for interviews and difficult questions

Thursday 14 November 2019

Aiming high: Aspirations and making a Game Plan with Denise Perry

  • Increasing aspirations
  • Careers ladders- examples from the profession
  • New roles and opportunities for portfolio working
  • Barriers/life issues and how to overcome them
  • Reframing your expectations and preconceptions
  • Making a ‘Game Plan’
  • Making a judgement call- when an opportunity challenges your values

Friday 22 November 2019

Artist as entrepreneur: Future proofing your portfolio with Denise Perry

  • Raising funding for your idea
  • Starting a business
  • ‘Need to know’ trends in the sector
  • ‘Future proofing’ your working portfolio
  • Ideas: Artist as entrepreneur: Start ups, funding and future proofing your ideas

Friday 29 November 2019

Resilience, Confidence & Using Zena’s Book (copy of Zena Everett’s book ‘Mind Flip’ included)


Friday 1 + 8 November 2019

Financial know-how, money habits etc with Simonne Gnessen

  • Money & emotions
  • Characteristics of a healthy relationship with money
  • Iceberg
  • If Money came to tea
  • Our relationship with money slides: personality; family messages; personal experiences; media
  • Self limiting beliefs
  • Money Habitudes
  • Balance Income & Spending
  • Focus on what you want, not what you don’t want
  • Build Assets not liabilities
  • Automate good habits
  • Do something different: Small Steps = Big Change