Through the ears of an entrepreneur

Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

For Christmas, my husband gave me tickets to a NYC premiere performance of Philip Glass’ 4rth Concierto, based on the David Bowie HEROES album from 1978. The performance was this past weekend in NYC. Performed by the Wordless Music Orchestra, … Continue reading

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Have your senses been fooled lately?

Have you ever taken a sip of a drink, expecting one thing, but then tasting another? I once had a similar experience with this song, Mother Mother, by Tracy Bonham. It’s one of my favorites from the 90s. Each time … Continue reading

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Through the Ears of an Intern

When I was in the fifth grade, I begged my parents to let me take choir as my musical elective instead of having to suffer another year struggling with the violin. They said no, and when I made the comment … Continue reading

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Your pretty little scraps and germs

In our business, everyone has stories about great ideas that never saw the light of day. The CD thought it was half-baked. The AE thought it was off strategy. The client thought you were high. Whatever the reason, somebody along … Continue reading

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Keeping it real

You might watch that video and think, “What did I ever do with my jean jacket with the Iron Maiden patch on the back that grandma borrowed?” Or maybe your grandmother was more civilized and had her own, but regardless, … Continue reading

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Kids These Days…

Back in college, I was really into punk music. This was many moons ago. Seriously, lots of them. I’m old. I don’t know how many moons are in a year, but if you multiply whatever that number is by thirteen, … Continue reading

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Roll Away Your Stone

I was talking to a bunch of older folks the other day (and yes, I realize I’m one of the “elders” at Small Army, but I’m not there…yet) and they were going on and on about how no one makes … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Not Get What You Want

Entrepreneurs love to dream. A dream is soft, warm, and cozy place where your ideas can grow and thrive. But as lovely as dreamland can be, one of the most satisfying experiences is bringing your idea to life in the … Continue reading

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Watch Me

When I was asked to contribute to this blog I immediately thought, “surely they have asked the wrong person. Don’t they realize that I know the lyrics to about five songs? (…four of which are Christmas carols.) For me, music … Continue reading

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I’m Beggin’ You to Beg Me…and Other Cheap Tricks

Rick Nielsen once wrote a song for a little band known as Cheap Trick that completely epitomizes advertising. Okay, so maybe that’s not what Rick was going for, but in just a few simple phrases, he certainly sums up the … Continue reading

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