“Competition for jobs is fierce and those who are winning are creative, adaptable, confident, accountable, communication-
Phillips’ new book explores why leadership skills gained through arts education are critical and statistically tied to the success of our generation of youth. With over 15 years of experience in performing arts education and youth leadership development, Phillips has committed to bringing the benefit of arts experience to youth populations of the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. As CEO of Canada’s Academy of Stage and Studio Arts and through properties like TheArtisticEdge.ca and her new book, Phillips is poised to bring her message of artistic exposure, accessibility and professional success to those who are most in need – our generations of young adults.
“This wonderful, intelligent, highly readable book is a persuasive and passionate explanation of precisely why experiences in the arts should be an essential part of every child’s education. It’s strongly recommended for parents and professionals who prepare young people for success in life.”
– Michael Brandwein, author Learning Leadership and Skill of the Day: What Great Leaders of Young People Do and Say
With a feature Foreword by Chicken Soup for the Parent’s Soul author, Raymond Aaron, Lisa Phillips’ new book, The Artistic Edge: 7 Skills Children Need to Succeed in an Increasingly Right Brain World, proposes an elevation of our younger generations’