“Delicious Ambiguity”

MONDAY BYTES — October 10, 2016 In honor of Columbus Day, here’s to all you music career adventurers! Which is to say, all of us. My latest voyage into the unknown has been leaving my “day job” to focus on my coaching and consulting work and my...

Opportunity Blindness

MONDAY BYTES — February 8, 2016 I have a new appreciation for a common musician affliction: opportunity blindness—a form of situational short sightedness rendering us unable to see opportunities within our reach. Most of us view our careers by measuring what’s...

Your Blue Ocean

MONDAY BYTES — November 16, 2015 My friend Joyce (thank you!) recently wrote and mentioned The Blue Ocean Strategy and got me thinking about how this business strategy and can be applied to musicians. As detailed in the widely popular book by Kim and Mauborgne, the...

The Innovation Palace

MONDAY BYTES —July 6, 2015 Opening more doors: the innovation palaceEver hear of the adjacent possible? The theory was originated by scientist Stuart Kauffman to explain how biodiversity works and was expanded by Steven Johnson to explain Where Good Ideas Come From....