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Five Reasons Business Teams Should Learn To Write Songs

As a professional songwriter for the past thirty years, I know exactly why I write songs. I can’t help it. It’s my way of making sense of the...

The Team Theme

If I’ve noticed anything my thirty-plus years of writing songs, it’s that there is nothing quite as powerful as a song to connect and mobilize...

The Power of Time Limits in Creativity

I began writing songs in the late 80s and my process then was anything but brief. First of all, I had little to no idea of how my own creative...

A Short Story About Two Kinds of People

This is a short story about two kinds of people and I’m telling it to make an equally short (and sweet) point. The first person in our story gets...

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Let Me Hear From You

First of all, a note of sincere thanks for receiving – and reading...

Three Good Reasons to Write a Song Even – Especially – If It Scares You

When faced with the thought of doing something outside of our comfort...

Five Questions With Sam Hunter

This “Five Questions” blog post, features the founder of Natural Born...

The MVP

Entrepreneurs and business teams will often strive to create a “Minimum...

A Few Tips On Chorus Writing

In my last post, I walked you through the verse writing process which is...

A Few Tips On Verse Writing

One of the things I’ve noticed in my corporate songwriting workshops for...

Good Songs

Good Songs… A number of years ago a hit-songwriter friend of mine in...

How To Make A Metaphor (Exercise)

How to make a metaphor If you’re uncertain how to make the leap from...

Why Songwriting?

After writing over a thousand songs, I’d be lying if I told you I could...

The Mighty Haiku

“A good haiku rescues a moment in time” -Billy Collins These days,...

Five Questions with Jane Allen

This “Five Questions” blog post, features the CEO of the Nashville...

The Wonderful World of Metaphors

By definition a metaphor is simply “a thing that is representative or...

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