What Makes Pop Music “Pop”

Or: Why Taylor Swift Says “Shake It Off” 44 Times “Too busy dancing to get knocked off our feet.” -Taylor Swift Food For Thought Let’s Get Poppin’ Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of the most well-known and little-known musicians, music facts, […]

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Climb The Ladder to Success Escalator Style

A Brief History of Rap “Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.” ―Charles Hart Food For Thought Climb The Ladder To Success Escalator Style Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of the most well-known and […]

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I Just Turned 50. Here’s What I Wish I Had Known 25 Years Ago

I turned 50 this year, and with the gravitas surrounding that milestone, I began thinking about all the things I wish I’d known at 25. The thing about good advice is that people rarely take it. The truth is, I know that 25-year-old me probably wouldn’t be able to understand the advice — or at least, he wouldn’t be […]

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You Were “Born To Be Wild”

A Brief History of Heavy Metal “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ―Plato Food For Thought “Born To Be Wild” Throughout time, music has been used as a way to connect people, express feelings, and tell stories. This week’s newsletters will highlight some of the […]

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Why Obstacles Help You Awaken Your Greatest Potential

Photo by David Beatz on Unsplash Victory Is Attainable “Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for […]

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