Tag Archives: Collaboration

What Kind Of People Do You Want to Work With?

There’s an old adage: people buy from people. It means that the quality of the relationship is the most important thing, in making a sale. The customer has to trust in the seller and buy into their story. The seller’s … Continue reading

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How to Do Art

Here are six random ideas for how to do art, whatever your art happens to be.  They just might help you be a better artist.  This is not a comprehensive list, but it is a list of useful nuggets of … Continue reading

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Under-communication

I’ve been reading a very interesting book, lately, about originality and how to bring original ideas to fruition, against the tidal wave of pressure against the idea, from naysayers and sceptics.  The author makes a very interesting point: when you … Continue reading

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Difficult Collab Conversations

In the Disney, fairy tale version of music production, the story goes something like this: a group of brilliant and talented musicians collaborate, in the studio, to voluntarily and cheerily create a true masterpiece.  No money changes hands.  The art … Continue reading

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Bringing Your “A” Game to Collaborations

There is an unconscionably cruel joke which asks, “Was Ringo Starr the best drummer in the world?” to which the riposte is, “The world?  He wasn’t even the best drummer in the Beatles!” For those that aren’t aware, it’s a … Continue reading

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What Humans Aren’t

I’ve been a human being for over a half a century now and in that time, you learn some fundamental things.  One of the things I have learnt, for which I can find no compelling counter arguments, is something that … Continue reading

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Disasters, Disappointments, Decrepitudes and Embuggerances

I don’t know a single person whose life has not been blighted, at one time or another, by disease, discomforts, disasters, disappointments, debilitations, disquietudes, decrepitudes and embuggerances. It seems to be an inseparable part of being human. The important thing … Continue reading

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