All posts tagged: P40 Collective

What I Might Have Told Myself (One Year In)

Having just passed the one year point of running my own non-profit functioning – arts collective/business entity thing is something of a triumph, because despite the lack of referential models and extremely limited business experience, we made it this far. We’re at a point of assessment, evaluation and revision. One year of data in the form of incidents, project successes, delays and failures, trouble-shooting, and make-it-work moments has given us a model to at least move forward from. This was always part of the deal: to weave our own path as we move on it. There is this word – 感慨 (gan kai), something like an emotional imprint that causes you to sigh, to pause, to exhale – a moment of littleness in the presence of something bigger: knowledge, a person, truth, recognition. This post is my 感慨 in the presence of the last year, Turning over the recent past The learning curve is steep and full of turns. This means if you keep yourself open to understanding and learning, there’s no way you can’t learn …