Category Archives: GROWTH

Why Waiting For Motivation Is Futile

Motivation 2

By Ann Sheybani, Guest Writer Do you need to be motivated to take action? Nope. In fact, there are lots of times you’ll absolutely NOT feel like taking action when you promised yourself you would sit down and write. These very moments, I’m here to tell you, are the moments you’ll need to take action…

Create Your Future Today

Your Future

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” Abraham Lincoln once said, “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” I happen to think old Abe was a pretty wise dude, and talk about persistence! He was consistently rejected in politics for like 30 years before he got elected as President! So, he knows…

The Cost of Starting a DJ Service

DJ Set-Up

By Jerry Bazata, “Money Answer Man” It’s happened to all of us countless times. We’re at a gig and one of the guests approaches us claiming to love music and be good on the microphone. The wannabe then usually declares what a great DJ he’d be. If you are like me, you begin to cringe…

New Year’s Resolution: Completion


By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” In January most of us create resolutions, or at least goals for the rest of the year. A proposed future we are hoping to live into. Then when December comes around (Where did the year GO?) We reflect on the past year and how we did with these goals….

Choose Your Own Path Up The Mountain Of Life


By Guest Writer, Ann Sheybani I climb high mountains. I’d like to offer you three lessons I’ve learned: climbing lessons, if you will. I’ve discovered over the years that there are many “mountains” in life. These lessons can be applied liberally. Lesson 1: There are many paths that lead to the top As you set…

Let Your Moral Compass Lead the Way


By Doug Sandler, “Nice Guys Finish First” I was raking leaves in my front yard this past Sunday, getting lost in the Zen-like action of pulling the rake through the brown, yellow and red leaves, uncovering the still green color of the grass below. I have not experienced this task for many years, having lived…

6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time (and my Mom)


By Doug Sandler, “Nice Guys Finish First” A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is…

The Show Must Go On

Keep Calm

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” “The Show Must Go On. Inside my heart is breaking. My make-up may be flaking. But my smile, still stays on”- Queen On Thursday, Oct 8th I got a call from my mother with news that rocked my world to the core. My 19 year-old nephew Daniel died unexpectedly during the night. I…

DJs & Alcohol – Why We Shouldn’t Drink At Gigs

DJ Brian S. Redd’s opinion.

Beating Wedding Business Burnout


By Tony Schwartz, “The Social Media DJ” I’m admittedly a workaholic. I blame it mostly on a motivational poster I saw every day in college on my way to class. It read: “Choose a job that you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” What a load of crap. Don’t get me…