Category Archives: Personal Development

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…

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…

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

DJ Brian S. Redd’s opinion.

What Are You Grateful For?


By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” “Trade your expectation for appreciation and your life changes instantly.” I get daily emails from “ The Universe” and inspirational quotes. This Tony Robbins quote came on World Gratitude Day, and it has me thinking about Gratitude. You might ask what does gratitude have to do with being a…

Wedding MBA 2015 Rocks Las Vegas

wedding mba

By Keith “K.C.” KoKoruz, “The Science of Marketing” If you weren’t at the Wedding MBA 2015, you need to put it on your calendar for 2016. After attending DJ shows/conferences for the past 20 years, I decided to step outside of the box and attend Wedding MBA for the first time this year. This is…

I Am Enough

I Am Enough

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” I got hired recently for Alicia’s 14th birthday party and I thought, “I was 14 thirty years ago. What do I know about being a 14-year-old girl?” These thoughts of self-doubt stem from the fact that at 14 I had glasses, braces, was not thin and was not “cool,” and all my…

DJ Faux Pas

under dressed

By Dave Austin, “Music Professor”   It goes without saying that the DJ business is brutally competitive, and anything we can do to give ourselves an edge should become a part of our model.  Let’s spend a few minutes here to touch on some of the things DJs do that turn potential customer away.  Although…