Category Archives: Personal Development

THE PROBLEM WITH SALES

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Rickbrewer

By: Rick Brewer According to the Sandler Sales Institute, the average sales person has less than 6 hours per week of actual face time (sales) with potential clients. With industries turning over clients as high as 90% year to year, this statistic shows why sales based organizations fail and fail hard. As you know, the…

Giving Back

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Stu Chisholm 3

So you’ve got a successful DJ company.  You’re at the top of your game and growing.  Now what? by Stu Chisholm At a long ago Mobile Beat show, Mark Ferrell once uttered a twist on the old Peter Marshall quote: “If you don’t stand for something, then nothing is what you stand for.”  This got…

Midwest DJs Live – DJ Conference

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MW1A

Guest Post by Gene Neri – Midwest DJs Live Midwest DJs Live, which is being held on May 1st and 2nd 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport,  started in January 2008 as a one-off get-together in Milwaukee called Practice and NJoy, changed to YouTubeDJs Live the following year, and 2013 – the 5th anniversary!…

Setting and Achieving Goals for Your DJ Business

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PMDJ Logo

By Stu Chisholm – The Complete Disc Jockey A lot of people confuse goals with wishes. We can wish for whatever we want, but those wishes will forever remain dreams unless we work to achieve them. Not only that, but the journey to a goal is a lot like a journey to anywhere else: you…

Making the Right Decisions: Passionate vs. Practical

Julie Oshins
Julie Oshins

By Julie Oshins – Play It Forward I recently had to make a pretty big choice. It involves being out of the country for an entire month! And I thought, what is your process when making choices? Particularly when one of the choices is something that might be considered the practical or “responsible” choice, or…

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong

Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don’t know how. Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. Her expertise in mental strength has attracted international attention. Her bestselling book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, is being translated into more than 20 languages. This is her TED…

Make Every Day Game Day

Game Day

By Doug Sandler, “Nice Guys Finish First” Do you ever get so caught up in being busy, you forget what you are actually striving to accomplish in your career, business and life? Because every day is game day, take a step back before you enter the locker room, go back to the playbook, examine your…

Leave Your Baggage at the Door

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By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” “Life is 10% What Happens to You, and 90% How You Respond to It” Charles R. Swindoll Life happens. Your car breaks down, you get an unexpected $$$ expense, there’s crazy traffic, a loved one gets sick or passes on, the babysitter cancels, you break up or get divorced…

How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes

Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributor. and has produced more than 300 stage plays and live events, and he was one of the founders of the Los Angeles Theatre Center. AdamLeipzig.com

Dr. Proof’s Grammar Goofs

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Guest Article by Brian Durio Attention! You have been magically transported back to English class with Dr. Proof, the grammar hawk of the DJ business. Dr. Proof’s Grammar Goof #1: “setup” or “set up”? This one is easy if you think about what you’re saying. “Setup” is a noun. That DJ has a clean, neat…