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Evening Workshop at Creative Capital in NYC: Negotiation Skills and Strategies, March 16

Negotiation Skills and Strategies, with Kirby Tepper
When: Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:15-9:15pm
Where: Creative Capital, 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Cost: $30

This just in! Longtime Creative Capital consultant Kirby Tepper will be in our downtown NYC office next Monday, March 16, to present a live seminar on a subject near and often not-so-dear to artists' hearts: Negotiation Skills and Strategies. Designed for every type of artist and every type of negotiation, this workshop will hone essential skills and teach artists how to make deals that are empowering, as well as financially and creatively fruitful.  

"Kirby was great. He pushed us, but made it feel safe, too. We dealt with emotional challenges we all have to face as artists." 
- Participant, Verbal Communications Workshop with Kirby Tepper, 2013

Kirby Tepper spent 30 years as singer/dancer/actor, appearing on Broadway, Carnegie Hall, regional theatre, film, and TV.   His career included working as a musician and songwriter, having composed music and lyrics for the first "Shrek" film and for commissioned works such as stage versions of the film "Gladiator" and "A Room With A View".  Kirby has spent many years happily working with Creative Capital; he consults with grantees and leads seminars for artists in the Professional Development Program. His aim is to promote career development via verbal communication skills. He helps artists with communications such as receptions and networking, negotiations, and meetings with prospective funders and sponsors.  He started his consulting practice while working as a performer and writer, applying those ideas to improve communication skills for executives from Toyota, Hyundai, Columbia University Law School, Broadvision, and many more. Eventually his interests in the psychology of communication led to a career as a licensed psychotherapist with a practice emphasizing self-esteem issues, trauma, and of course, working with artists of all kinds.



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