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Personal vs. Professional Representation

June 1, 2012

How will you score by the end of the summer? Have you ever thought of the real importance of being able to represent and present your Personal Brand in all the many roles you play throughout your journey through the world each and every day? Why does this matter and what are your benefits if || Continue »

Negotiating Performance Fees

April 1, 2012

So, you have worked hard getting your “whole package” together, vocal technique – languages – acting skills – Personal Branding – business savvy. And you have been offered a performance opportunity that is appropriate for your current vocal and performance readiness. It is a job that gives you the opportunity to perform a role or || Continue »

Distractions – Distortions – Delete!

September 1, 2009

Ever think about why things are not happening in your world, relationships, career and life when others around you seem to be organizing and orchestrating their lives toward their goals? You too might have gone to all the workshops or summer programs and gotten the same information, gone home and thought about how to apply || Continue »

Relationships – The Backbone of Every Career

June 1, 2009

Without a doubt, the most important part of career building, no matter the venue, is creating and maintaining relationships. To be able to use this business tool effectively requires you to remain consistent and purpose driven. It means you have to represent your personal brand at all times, not just when you think you are || Continue »

Where Did All Your Personal Style, Universal Good Manners and Proper Use of Our Beautiful English Lanuage Go?

April 1, 2009

With the prevalent thought in today’s society that fast is good, but moving even faster is always better, I believe we are losing our ability to understand and use many of our great communication and relationship skills and tools i.e. personal style, good manners and the use of our language. An example of the latter || Continue »

Benefits of Personal Skills: Relationships – Relationships – Relationships

August 1, 2008

Having a beautiful voice, amazing vocal technique, natural facility for languages and an intrinsic instinct for drama are just part of the many skills needed to facilitate a singing career. I have heard from many singers this summer who, even thought they have those elements in place, have run into some real difficulties they hadn’t || Continue »

You’re Either Part of the Problem of Part of the Solution: Successfully Resolving Conflict

May 1, 2008

Ever have a personal, business or career situation where there were words exchanged that didn’t resolve anything, just making the situation even more difficult and uncomfortable over time? Or perhaps you, like millions of others, want to avoid confrontation at all costs! You just let everything slip past you hoping all will just go away || Continue »

Loss and Transitions

March 1, 2007

Mark found himself beginning to fully embrace the character of Pinkerton in Butterfly. It was a role he knew would become part of his repertoire at some point during his career. However, the opportunity to sing this role at New York City Opera was going to move him into a whole different category as far || Continue »

Tips on Mastering the Art of Networking

February 1, 2007

Networking! Why does this word sometimes strike fear and dread into our hearts? What makes us want to run the other way and find anything else to do with our time and energy? No matter how good we seem to be with people, when we find ourselves in a “networking” situation, we feel awkward and || Continue »

Happy Holidays 2006

December 1, 2006

Kim was excited because after several years of trying to get into the inner circle of solo singers that were hired for holiday jobs, she started getting calls. Not only were there offers for several additional church jobs, but a couple of the smaller instrumental ensembles she had previously performed with were asking about her || Continue »

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