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A couple of takeaways from the chick flick I watched last night

Last night, I decided to watch a movie I hadn’t seen in over 24 years: Sleepless in Seattle. I liked it then, and I liked it last night. It’s the classic chick flick. Total fantasy for women, kind of like Die Hard is complete fantasy for men. (Yes, Bruce Willis does exactly what I would do if I were in…

I asked musicians to define entrepreneurship. Here are the results.

A couple of weeks ago, I conducted some “market research.” I went on a Facebook group for musicians who are entrepreneurially minded (or so I thought) and asked the question: “What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneur?” The answers ranged from profound to downright insulting. But it’s not…

How to Market Yourself by Being on Podcasts (T-T-T-T Tuesday)

We all know that podcasts are here to stay. They’re an incredibly powerful tool to market yourself to new fans, followers and happy customers. But it’s important that you represent yourself the best way possible when you do get the chance to be on a podcast. Did you know? There are people who have built…

Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself; and Treat Your Customers (fans) As Your Neighbor

Hailing from just south of Toronto, Ontario Canada, Tia McGraff is an internationally-renowned, award-winning Americana/singer-songwriter and author. Accompanying Tia on her musical journey is her life/musical partner, Tommy Parham. The two met and married while both were living in Nashville, TN and have enjoyed an extensive career performing, song writing and recording together for more…

About that Drama in Trumpet Land Earlier This Year…

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In late March, early April timeframe, I experienced this weird phenomenon called… Well, I don’t know what to call it other than misplaced idealism turned into self-righteous indignation. Because I showed insufficient remorse for what seemed like a dumb question on my Facebook group dealing with women trumpet players, I endured the wrath of a…

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