As the owner of a commercial art gallery for more than 24 years, I never imagined that people would buy art online, or that I would be selling to them without any prior relationship or connection. I had seen the importance of developing mutual trust and respect with clients, and per tradition, I would nurture these working relationships over a period of years. However, I was proven wrong; while I have continued to spark and build new connections around the world as an art consultant, I’ve done so remotely with the ability to work anywhere. I’ve heard companies refer to someone like me as a “nomad,” and I know many entrepreneurs who fit this class of professionals.
By Kim Bahsin, recently featured on Business Insider
What does the CEO of a rapidly growing company do all day? A whole lot.
From when they wake up at 6:15 AM to their 10:30 PM bedtime, these CEOs are almost perpetually working — most don’t take a lunch break and 22% report having absolutely no downtime.
Here’s the infographic Inc put together (from their September issue):
By Ben Hanback, an EO member and president of The Hanback Group.
When was the last time you received a handwritten “thank you” note in the mail from a friend or client? I bet you can tell me exactly when you received it, who it was from and why they sent it. Do you know why? In today’s world of e-mails, voicemails, text messages and instant messages, the path of least resistance is to thank someone electronically, or not thank them at all.
From time to time, we like to bring to you articles on alternative topics. In this article, Viola Raikhel-Bolot, Head of International Advisory at 1858 Ltd Art Advisory, shares her thoughts around the international art market.