Category Archives: Personal Development

Setting and Achieving Goals for Your DJ Business

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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

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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

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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…

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You a More Successful DJ

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By Stacy Zemon, Editor & Chief Scribe Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel at least some stress and discomfort. In fact, performance peaks when we’re well out of our comfort zone. If you’re too comfortable your performance suffers from inaction, and if you move too far outside…

Mobile DJ Ethical & Professional Boundaries – What Should The Client Know?

DJ Brian S. Redd goes over some examples.

12 Worries Every Entrepreneur Has (or they are lying)

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By Doug Sandler, “Nice Guys Finish First” Worry. Does it hold you back or does it motivate you as you build your business, make plans for your future, and follow your dreams? That’s the million dollar question. Depending on your perspective, as you approach a problem, worry could paralyze you or it could be your…