Trends & Insights from the intersection of Hollywood and Silicon Valley

Resolutions — Time for a Different Approach?

Each year at this time many of us sit down to make a list of resolutions for the new year. And then that list gets filed somewhere, not to be re-visited, and we go about our lives throughout the year mostly status quo. By February the gym returns to its normal flow of...

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Wrapping up the Year

Each year about this time, as we wind down the year and get ready for the next one, many start to think in terms of goals and resolutions for the New Year. What you’d like to have happen next year that didn’t happen this year. And that’s fine, but I’d like to offer a...

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A New Lens On “When One Door Closes”

We’ve all heard the phrase “when one door closes, another opens” — but there’s more to it than meets the eye. Certain doors close on us with respect to jobs, relationships and opportunities — and they’re meant to close and stay closed because they weren’t right for us...

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Athena, CEO and founder of BlissQuest Publishing, Author of “Pillars of Dawn”

Athena is the CEO and founder of BlissQuest Publishing, an online publishing house concept which when funded will be the first publishing house in the world to offer healthcare and retirement planning to artists and writers, as well as 50-50 royalty splits. Her first novel, a fantasy called “Murder of Crows,” was published in 2012 as the first installment in a trilogy called “Pillars of Dawn, which follows heroine Fable Montgomery on a treacherous, magical journey through the mythical land of Aria. read more…

James Wallman, Trend Forecaster and Futurist, Journalist, Speaker, Activist

James Wallman is a noteworthy trend forecaster and futurist, esteemed journalist, keynote speaker and activist, as well as the author of the groundbreaking book Stuffocation: Why We’ve Had Enough with Stuff and Need Experience More Than Ever, which has been described as the intersection of “The Tipping Point and Freakonomics, but with a huge idea at its heart” by the Sunday Times. read more…

4 Steps to Landing the Sexiest Projects

Inc.-logo-e1446589523237October 24, 2016,

In my experience in the world of creative entrepreneurship, two types of projects and clients exist: sexy projects and cash projects.


The Art of Digital Music

56 Visionary Artists and Insiders Reveal Their Creative Secrets

This inspiring volume gathers the wisdom and groundbreaking techniques of 56 visionary artists, producers, programmers, provocateurs, instrument designers, label executives and industry leaders.

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Taking the Crowd to the Cloud

Social Media for the Music Industry

This book raises the bar and demystifies social media, helps you THRIVE in any economy and transforms your marketing mindset.

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The Magic and Moxie of Apple

An Insider’s View

The Magic and Moxie of Apple delves into the best practices of Apple Inc. from the inside out and takes a close look at what makes Apple one of the leaders in the tech industry – and a global change agent.

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