Dream Maker Blogs

24 06, 2016

Creating Your Own Vocal Personality

By | June 24th, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

What a great night to be in uptown.  Driving in my convertible through the evening air.  Looking up at the tall well-lit buildings at night.  As great as dinner was going to be in one of my favorite restaurants it was not going to be the highlight.   The main event of the night was going to be attending the Michael [...]

16 06, 2016

The Day I Stood On The Field With The Panthers and Steelers

By | June 16th, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

As I look on social media I see a lot of people posting about the upcoming season.  They are all excited about the potential of their favorite team. I actually have two favorite teams that I follow.  I have been a fan of theirs for years.  I know that may not be the norm.  Anyone who knows me can tell [...]

9 06, 2016

What To Know Before Filming A Christian TV Talk Show – Part 2

By | June 9th, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

In part 1 we discussed how to find and use the studio that is right for you.  Once you've taped your show in the studio the editing process begins. The editor sits at their station watching your footage over and over.  They piece it together so you have the right look.  Production companies bill editing at an hourly rate.  Many [...]

3 06, 2016

What To Know Before Filming A Christian TV Talk Show – Part 1

By | June 3rd, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

Many ministers and speakers watch programs on television.  They   envision how great of a medium it could be to get their word out.  Television does have great potential.  It can be a great next step if you have things in place to make it happen. Here are some facts to help you in your decision.  For this blog, I’m only [...]

26 05, 2016

Opportunity Is Knocking. Are You Prepared?

By | May 26th, 2016|Life Coaching|1 Comment

This year I celebrate 20 years of working in the entertainment industry.   One important observation that I have made during that time is this. The biggest reason that people don’t live up to their dreams is a lack of preparation. We've heard it said many times that success happens when preparation meets opportunity.  While it mays sound cliche it is [...]

19 05, 2016

Don’t Just Participate…Keep Score

By | May 19th, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

It’s pretty commonplace for NFL athletes to get media coverage.  Much of the coverage is for activities that happen off the field. It may be something negative like run in’s with law enforcement.   Many times it can be something positive like working with a charity. Recently Pittsburgh Steelers player Deangelo Williams made the news for an admirable reason.  He refused [...]

16 05, 2016

What Are You Willing To Do?

By | May 16th, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

Your parents and friends tell you that you are crazy for trying to start a new business.  They’ve known you for so long.  They feel they know you better than you know yourself.  They tell you that you don’t have the right stuff. So you want to prove them wrong.  Your past doesn’t have to equal your future right.  You [...]

5 05, 2016

When To Have Your CD Release Party

By | May 5th, 2016|Life Coaching|0 Comments

Working in the industry for many years I have been to some great CD release and showcase parties.  They were fun and it was always a great experience to hang with the artists. One of my all time favorite release parties was in a building resembling a European castle.  A double dutch bus picked us up from our hotel and [...]

27 04, 2016

Why I Admire Prince

By | April 27th, 2016|Life Coaching|4 Comments

One night many years ago some friends invited me to a music industry showcase concert.   When we arrived my friends introduced me to one of their friends.  It turns out he was a former member of Prince and The Revolution.  Wow!  I had seen him in Prince’s music videos.  I am in the industry so I don’t starstruck but I [...]

20 04, 2016

Guest Article – “Three Common PR Mistakes By Bands”

By | April 20th, 2016|Life Coaching|8 Comments

As I was putting the finishing touches on last week's development article, I couldn't help but go back and look over some of the comments from Beaver County Times entertainment editor Scott Tady.  One of the stories he relayed to me struck a chord and it lingered in my mind during the weekend. The story I am referring to is [...]