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July 2, 2014 8:09 AM

How To Make Everything You Say A Treasure To Your Audience tagged “Music”

My first time attending the TED conference was a bit of a disaster. In fact, it's a miracle that I ever went back. I was not prepared for the experience and I didn't really know anybody who was attending. That... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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May 2, 2014 9:52 PM

A Punk's Guide To Success tagged “Music”

I used to be an angry young man. Heavy metal. Punk. Street. That's the music that captured my attention. The early days of that music. I would also read. Nothing got me more riled up to be a better writer... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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April 8, 2014 7:58 PM

TED And The Art of Loyalty tagged “Music”

People don't like to admit just how addicted they are to their smartphones. I won't be the first to blog about how many people are quite sensual with their devices. Don't laugh. Think about the way you caress, touch, and... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 14, 201411:51 PM

Let's Face The Cold Hard Truth About Talent tagged “Music”

I started taking electric bass lessons. I used to play electric bass quite a bit (even studied it in a post-secondary environment). I worked very hard at it. I had private lessons, would attend jam sessions, played in a couple... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 30, 201311:28 PM

Finding Your Creative Confidence tagged “Music”

I used to play the bass. Not the fish. The musical instrument. The electric bass, to be exact. It wasn't just a hobby, either. I took it quite seriously. When I was much younger (around 14 years of age), I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2013 7:30 PM

If You Have Ever Been Rejected... Be Like Bono tagged “Music”

The letter read... "Thank you for submitting your tape of 'U2' to RSO, we have listened with careful consideration, but feel it is not suitable for us at present. We wish you luck with your future career." They were kind... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 6, 201310:18 PM

Some Of The Best (Non-Marketing) E-Newsletters To Make You A Better Business Leader tagged “Music”

Where do you find the things that inspire you? It should come as no surprise that content about marketing and smart marketers is one of the best places to get inspired about better ways to do your marketing. It's not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 26, 2013 4:34 PM

Learning How To Jam tagged “Music”

Let the tape roll and see what happens. One of the most important lessons that I learned from my days in the music industry (which was a long, long time ago) is that artists - true artists - don't like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 28, 201210:39 AM

The Mailbox Re-Invented And Brought To You By Amazon tagged “Music”

"Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these courageous couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." About 2500 years ago, Greek historian Herodotus said this during the war between the Greeks and Persians when... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 24, 2012 8:20 PM

Is The Next New Digital Thing Something Physical? tagged “Music”

Virtual goods are one thing. Brands are still stuck on the physical. My mind went wandering. I was reading the Gadgetwise blog on The New York Times and came across the news item, Batman's New Perch Above Gotham: Your iPad.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 27, 201110:20 PM

Unlimited Capacity tagged “Music”

What do you need to turn your ideas and thoughts into a reality? Painting is hard. First, you need the money to buy all of the materials (canvas, brushes, paints, easel, etc...), then you need years of practice to understand... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 25, 2011 8:58 PM

Steve tagged “Music”

Do you remember being in your teens and buying a ticket to a concert? I was (and still am) a huge fan of music. My genre of choice is anything loud, hard and aggressive, but I've mellowed over the years... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 10, 201110:10 PM

Don't Forget About Marketing tagged “Music”

It's commonplace to hear non-Marketers give advice like "forget about marketing" to up and coming businesses. This is a big mistake. This is a stupid mistake. This is advice being given by people who don't even know and/or understand what... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 9, 2011 5:39 PM

Study Art tagged “Music”

The greatest thinkers and the greatest businesspeople have a passion for some kind of art. It's easy to get all smug about a comment like that and think to yourself, "it's easy for successful people to have a passion for... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 12, 201110:55 PM

Moving People Creates Movements tagged “Music”

What is art? It's a question that has been asked for as long as humans have done acts of creativity - from painting on cave walls to the architecture that surrounds us. Music is art and so to is the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 12, 2011 1:18 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #34 tagged “Music”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 20, 2010 7:39 AM

Early Morning tagged “Music”

When are you most inspired to create, tinker and experiment? I have memories of being a very young child and not being able to sleep. I would stumble downstairs in the dark and sit in front of the television waiting... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 9, 2010 9:26 PM

All You Need Is Love (And Then Comes The Business) tagged “Music”

Art first. Business second. If you get the chance, be sure to watch the documentary, All Together Now. The feature-length documentary chronicles the making of The Beatles' Love show by Cirque du Soleil. It's a staggering work of creativity,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 20, 201010:22 PM

Kids Today tagged “Music”

In case you think that the world hasn't changed all that much since the Internet became commercially viable... You may want to check out this very interesting article in today's edition of the USA Today titled, Kids' electronic media use... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 9, 2010 7:13 PM

The Local Radio Dilemma tagged “Music”

Whether it's buying books, going to the movies or buying music, the Internet is being blamed for the death of every other media, including radio. It's a very misguided presumption. The Internet is not killing any other media form. It... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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