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Invest In Yourself

CAREER ADVICE Invest In Yourself Investing in yourself, sends a powerful message to the world. That message says I believe in me! I’m valuable, and the potential within me is important and worth the time, space and energy I’m going to give it to grow, and create...

Branding Tips

    CAREER ADVICE Branding Tips Branding is the marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product or person from others. An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets. But what...

Benefits of Dance

CAREER ADVICE Benefits of Dance Dance Can Reduces Stress - If you’re feeling tense or stressed out, you might want to grab a partner, turn up the music, and dance! In a controlled study in the Journal of Applied Gerontology, researchers found that dance and musical...

Tips for Startups

CAREER ADVICE Tips for Startups 1. Believe in your product Buy into your own vision and don’t waiver. Remember why you started in the first place. You know your vision better than anyone else. If you lose sight of it, the world will too. 2. Produce something useful...

Common Marketing Mistakes

CAREER ADVICE Common Marketing Mistakes Marketing and branding are key components to having a sustainable brand and/or organization. Many people waste an enormous amount of money on marketing, and too much time on branding without a plan. Here are 7 common marketing...

5 Music Business Tips

  CAREER ADVICE 5 Music Business Tips If you’ve found this information to be helpful and want more insight and feedback on your music or upcoming performance, check out Video Analysis by HiHat Productions! 1. You need a Fanbase! One thing you can’t fake in the music...

No “I” IN TEAM

  CAREER ADVICE “No “I” In Team” As a production company, many of our best stage performances have run on live television. We may hold numerous eight to ten hour rehearsals for weeks in advance to get as close as possible to what we feel is perfection. With all of the...

Failure

CAREER ADVICE Failure “Failure is not an option.” This has become the theme of life for many in pursuit of that American Dream. As entertainers and creatives we are programmed to focus on success. Whether it be album sales, social media followers, booking consistent...

Just Be You

CAREER ADVICE Just Be You Success in the entertainment business requires a strength that often times can be difficult to uphold. For many the booking specs are often specific and may cause a person to question or doubt  themselves. Weather it be your height, weight,...

Your Foundation

CAREER ADVICE Your Foundation Foundations are used in architecture to support and keep a structure upright. A poorly constructed foundation is dangerous to occupants and anyone near the building.  The truth about foundations can be applied to our lives, businesses and...

You are RESPONSE – ABLE!

CAREER ADVICE You are RESPONSE - ABLE! Throughout life we all experience things that could throw us for a loop. Things that aren’t our fault, like the loss of a loved one, being abused as a child, a broken relationship, being bullied, a flat tire on the way to an...

On The Road Again

CAREER ADVICE On The Road Again Tip #1: Don’t confuse your life on tour with real life: Being on the road for many Dancers is a dream come true. The roar of the crowd along with getting paid to do what you love can be the best feeling ever! Not only are you being paid...

The Big Bang

CAREER ADVICE The Big Bang Since Social Media came along very few things stay relevant in entertainment for longer than two weeks. In respect to constant creativity this is a great thing, however it leaves little room for a creatives hard work to be deemed historic....

Listen Linda!

CAREER ADVICE Listen Linda! Improving listening skills is a key component to building trust. “Trust is the first building block of every healthy organization” - Patrick Lencioni   Often a racing mind is to blame for not properly hearing someone when they speak. It's...