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Rise Up Eight Radio Podcast

Hosted by Michael Nova, Rise Up Eight Radio is a podcast that inspires, featuring inspirational people with inspirational stories of overcoming adversity. Each episode takes you through a journey with someone who has fallen down seven times, but has risen up eight. Our goal is to inspire you to never give up, no matter what life throws at you!

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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 master class which focuses on educating musicians not only on how to play their instruments but about the business side ...
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How To Make It In The Music Industry - An Interview With Mark Desvaux

How To Make It In The Music Industry – An Interview With Mark Desvaux

As a serial entrepreneur, Mark Desvaux ran several successful businesses and moved on to the music industry, where he released two best-selling albums with his music group, Urban Myth Club, performing at the UK's Glastonbury Festival three times, and signing a publishing deal with Warner Bros. Mark is also is is also an author and internationally known speaker, and he has founded several nonprofit organizations, including Foodshare, where he inspired 7,500 school children to grow and donate produce to local charities. When Mark speaks of the interactions he has with his own children, he asks a simple question of them ...
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How A Music Artist's Bouts With Adversity Helped Him Achieve Success

How A Music Artist’s Bouts With Adversity Helped Him Achieve Success

Jai Uttal is known as a pioneer in the world music community. His new album, Roots, Rock, Rama!, named after Bob Marley’s classic track “Roots Rock Reggae,”  has been described as his life's spiritual and musical quest packed into two CDs of 78 minutes of music. Part of the proceeds from the album will be donated to OneTreePlanted which is an organization that plants trees in order to combat world deforestation. Jai's first album, Footprints, (featuring Don Cherry and others) was released in 1990. Since then, he has released eighteen albums, and received a Grammy award nomination. But Jai is ...
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They Teach Men How to Overcome Fear to Become Successful, But They Had to Overcome Adversity First

They Teach Men How to Overcome Fear to Become Successful, But They Had to Overcome Adversity First

How Overcoming Adversity Led Two Pick Up Artists To Become Successful Both In Their Own Lives And In Helping Others. Vince Kelvin is arguably one of the most well-known pickup artists of the 21st century. He's been featured on the CNN TV program, life with Lisa Ling, and in many publications across the globe. Vince and his cohort Arash Dibazar have been teaching men, and even women the art of pickup and seduction for years and both have had their share of adversity that they've faced in their lives. They each have a unique story to tell about how they ...
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What Does It Take To Become a Successful Entrepreneur In Entertainment? Our Interview with Mark Frieser

What Does It Take To Become a Successful Entrepreneur In Entertainment? Our Interview with Mark Frieser

Mark Frieser's career spans three decades. He is a serial entrepreneur and global thought leader in entertainment and interactive content. His expertise spans music, technology, telecommunications, marketing, e-commerce, event production, public speaking and journalism. Mark is the Founder and CEO of the music licensing agency, Sync Exchange and also Founder and CEO of the SyncSummit event series, where thousands of people in music film and TV come together annually. He has also worked with telco IDT’s Internet Group, Jerusalem Venture Partner’s Citypulse, Nielsen Mobile, and his own mobile market consultancy, Consect, as well as been involved with a myriad of ...
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