Who I Am And What I’m Really All About

Who I Am And What I’m Really All About

This isn’t a typical blog post, with tips or insights into growth strategies. Instead, I just want to shoot from the hip with a little insight about why I post the content I do each week, what drives the subject matter, and who I am so that you can have a better grid for connecting …

Why I Work With Musicians & Entrepreneurs As A Coach

Why I Work With Musicians & Entrepreneurs As A Coach

Remember wanting to be cool when you were younger in grade school? As I get older, the desire to be cool in the eyes of other people still lingers but it’s not near as strong as it was in an earlier time in my life. Part of that change is due to age, and hopefully …

Lessons Learned In Crowdfunding

Two months ago I launched my first ever crowdfunding campaign. It was, to say the least, an adventure. It was also a big learning experience in both communications, outreach, community building and fundraising. I thought I was pretty good with at least 2 of those 4 categories, and I did learn new things in each …

Is Real Success In Building A Community Or An Empire

Is Real Success In Building A Community Or An Empire

Which would you rather build, a community OR an empire? Essentially that’s the distinction you have to determine as you set out to build anything, be it your own business or enterprise, your artistic/musical endeavor, entrepreneurial platform, nonprofit organization or a location of existence (be it church, city council, group, or place of residence). Yes, …

Core Audience Growth For You

Core Audience Growth For You

Before you reach 1,000,000 fans, you have to reach 1,000. To get 1,000 fans, you need a core audience. Do you know who your core audience is? If you go to the gym and lift only for your arms or legs, there’s a good chance you’ll injure your core muscle group. At the very least, …

How Having Your Back Leads You Forward

How Having Your Back Leads You Forward

Let me shoot you straight-when it comes to height and weight I’m a little dude. I might be taller than Bruno Mars or Prince (who is apparently 5’2″) but body size and weight are actually big deals to guys as much as girls. This can lead to confidence issues in those beloved teenage years where …

The Uncommon Choice Has Real Value

The Uncommon Choice Has Real Value

There’s the thing everyone else is doing that seems like the popular choice, so it’s tempting to try it. Likely it won’t work for that reason. What often works in building connection, gaining attention, and creating success for you is what others aren’t doing. That’s the uncommon choice. It has the real value. *Warning, I’m …