The Art of Business: A Salute to the American Entrepreneur January 20, 2016
When tasked with finding the English word to describe the new breed of worker, a self-starter who takes an idea from concept to fruition, little-known translator Charles Robert Prinsep described them as “adventurers.” That was 1832. Today we recognize these adventurers as entrepreneurs. Marching to the beat of their own drum these bold individuals, these artists, design futures, sculpt career paths, maneuver through red tape and social standards with finesse and determination. Following the Industrial Revolution where a man’s career was passed down to him (you worked at the mill, you retired, you died) one did not simply start his own business. Those who strayed from that path and set out to create a company had about as much support as an art major. To the artist and entrepreneur alike, we salute you.
As artists and business people ourselves, we see many parallels between the creative process and starting a company. The spark of inspiration, the attention to detail, the gathering of assets, and the daily process of putting your heart and soul into your craft – all with the hope of leaving your mark on the world.
As the video below portrays, whether you’re sculpting a work of art or building a company, you have an idea worth sharing – a story to be told. Let us help you get the word out.