Scaling The Paywall

I remember so clearly back in the day when the internet was just starting to beat its chest and threaten the very existence of trade magazines and newspapers. In those early days many of my cohorts and competitors were scratching their heads, worrying and wondering...

Same Old Song & Dance

Beware of the line: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” When our best effort isn’t working, many of us get impatient and begin frantically trying more of the same, again and again, repeating what has worked in the past. All that does is compound the...

Bang Head Here

As a result of the way things are today, many of the artists and entrepreneurs I regularly speak with are frustrated to see their staff, bandmates, set crew, actors and even their audience wearing masks again. However, frustration is a good thing because it shows...

Discontent

I get antsy when I’m content. I start looking for something to write, or create, or design, or disrupt. It’s in my nature. And as artists and treps I assert that it’s in yours too. While others are busy analyzing it, financing it, building it and selling it, we’re...

What Must Happen?

Offer these questions as sage advice to anyone you think will benefit from their profound, effective simplicity: What must happen? Why do you think it must happen? How will it happen? Who will be the one(s) to make it happen? When will it happen? What is the intended...