Stage Hands Chat #1
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Backstage Chat #1 – Diversify Your Income

Hopefully this will be a series of short snippets of chats that I've had backstage with other stage hands and people in the live entertainment industry. These are real topics with real people. Seldom is there much time to chat for more than a few minutes during calls. It happens mostly during breaks or when… Continue reading Backstage Chat #1 – Diversify Your Income

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Fear of Missing Out – FOMO

At the end of the 2017 year towards early December the digital assets known as cryptocurrency blew up. Their value grew from a total of 200 billion in November to over 850 billion by the end of the year. That means in about 2 months you could have turned 100 dollars into 300 which is… Continue reading Fear of Missing Out – FOMO


Edinburgh Fringe Festival – Must Attend

Attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. If you're a technician or a performer, you're a professional or a student, a lover of the theatre, you NEED to attend the Edinburgh Fringe. Why?   BE A PART OF THE ARTS CHANGES LIVES MOVEMENT My wife and I advocate that arts leads to social change.  Consider that over… Continue reading Edinburgh Fringe Festival – Must Attend

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7 Steps on How to Network at a Trade Show

Networking is a powerful word.  For some people it brings fear and anxiety and for some it brings excitement and gets the adrenaline going.  Wherever you happen to be in the spectrum, the main purpose of networking is to meet people. Here's a shot of a typical large trade show floor.  Lots of booths with… Continue reading 7 Steps on How to Network at a Trade Show

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Easy Websites

Websites are what the phone book was 20 years ago.  If you're not on the web, you're definitely not capitalizing on free (or at least dirt cheap) marketing. Whether you're a freelancer, a solopreneur, or even a large company, you should have an online presence.  10 years ago, you had to be a programmer to… Continue reading Easy Websites