Sneakers (I’m sure you’ve heard of them) were once only known for their primary function—athleticism. Now, and over the last several decades, they have become fashionable and desirable objects (I even had a middle school teacher who had a different pair of sneakers for every day of the school year).
If you’re an artist on the cusp of taking your career to the next level, you will likely need a team of professionals to help you cross that threshold. When you should hire a manager will vary greatly depending on your current workload, how much work you want to do yourself, your experience in the industry, and a variety of other factors. The purpose of this article is not to determine when you should hire a manager, but rather list some of the most important issues you must consider when reviewing a management contract.