The International Society for Arboriculture uses the "True Colors" personality test. Employees keep their colors on puzzle pieces outside their door in the office.

Understanding Personality Tests

Have you ever taken a personality test to see what it says about you? Today on Focus, we’ll talk about what they actually measure and what we can and can’t learn from them.

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra performing under the direction of Stephen Alltop.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra

Are Orchestras in Crisis?

It’s no secret that classical music’s listener base has been shrinking over time, and there’s no easy answer to why. One thing is for certain, attendance at orchestral concerts is down. But what's the best way to reverse the trend? Classical musicians, conductors and fans tend to disagree.  

Encore: The Art of Acting

Have you ever acted in a play? This hour on Focus, we’ll listen back to a conversation Jeff Bossert had with character actor Stephen Tobolowsky and Henson Keys about the art of acting.