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Lessons Arts Organizations can take from the Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors
By Ken Neufeld

What can arts organizations learn from the Toronto Raptors, NBA Champions. This week we look at some lessons that organizations can learn from the Toronto Raptors:

  1. First there is setting goals and having a vision.
  2. Then you need the right people in the right positions.
  3. Then you need to make people accountable.

Toronto Raptors

Hope you enjoy! Thanks for watching.

About Ken: Ken Neufeld is a visionary not for profit executive with senior leadership experience at major arts and cultural organizations in both Canada and the United States. Most recently, Mr. Neufeld was president and CEO at Victoria Theatre Association – a 5 theatre performing arts center attracting over 500,000 patrons annually in Dayton, Ohio. While in Dayton, he conceived and raised the funds for the new PNC Arts Annex, raised $15 million allocated to current use projects and the organization’s endowment, and realized an operational surplus on an over $16 million budget in 8 out of 9 seasons.


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