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Viewing Adversity Not As A Problem But As An Opportunity - How Helping Others Can Help Us Succeed

Viewing Adversity Not As A Problem But As An Opportunity – How Helping Others Can Help Us Succeed

Joel C. High is a music supervisor and producer with credits on over 100 TV and film projects including Saw, Monster's Ball, Girl with a Pearl Earring ,The Devil's Rejects Akeelah and the Bee and all of Tyler Perry's films including I Can Do Bad All by Myself (for which Joel was nominated as the Outstanding Music Supervisor of the Year) . He was responsible for heading up the music departments for Trimark Pictures and Lionsgate Entertainment and he started ...
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How Adam Small Went From Dropout To Starting A Successful Business Teaching Others How To Make It In Music

How Adam Small Went From Dropout To Starting A Successful Business Teaching Others How To Make It In Music

Adam Small has been in the music industry for over 20 years, starting as a bassist working with the Pointer Sisters, Bernie Worrell of Parliament Funkadelic, Bernard Purdie, Jimmy Smith, David Hazeltine and many more. And in the realm of music licensing,as a composer, his TV works include The Amazing Race, True Life, Made, Road Rules, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and the films, Another Earth, and Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead among many others. He also created my music ...
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Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone to Achieve Success - When One Door Closes, Another One Needs To Be Pushed Open...

Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone to Achieve Success – When One Door Closes, Another One Needs To Be Pushed Open…

Wallace Collins has experienced the music industry in many forms, breaking in as a music artist himself, and now represents numerous music artists as well as visual artists, designers, and media properties as an entertainment lawyer and intellectual property attorney. In the most  high profile court case Wallace was involved with, his client received the largest monetary judgment ever awarded for the use of a single "sample" in the rap song "Whoomp! There It Is". He has written numerous ...
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Rags to Riches Story Proves That The American Dream Still Exists

Rags to Riches Story Proves That The American Dream Still Exists

How Founder Of Fit Body Boot Camp Went From Poor And Homeless To Successful Businessman. Growing up in USSR-ruled Armenia during the 1970s, Bedros Keulilan lived a lifestyle centered on the farfetched ideal of the American Dream. His father, who lived a relatively comfortable life in the Communist Party, saved his money with the goal of declaring his family as political refuges in Italy. After arriving in Italy, Bedros’ family then traveled to America, but minus all of their ...
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Neil McCormick, Author Of The Bestselling Book and Film, "Killing Bono" On Turning The Perception Of Failure Into Success

Neil McCormick, Author Of The Bestselling Book and Film, “Killing Bono” On Turning The Perception Of Failure Into Success

In this episode #10 of Rise Up Radio, Michael Nova interviews Neil McCormick, who is a British music journalist. Neil is chief pop and rock music critic for the UK's Telegraph newspaper and website. In addition to being an established journalist, Neil is known as a music industry expert and interviews musicians on his own TV program, Needle time on Vintage TV in the UK. Neil is also a musician himself. But perhaps his greatest claim to fame is as ...
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