Author Archives: IWMayer

My NAMM 2013 Report

If I had to pick a theme this year, it would be expand! As more and more booths expanded up to the 2nd and 3rd floors, and off to distant places, requiring even more walking than normal. I won’t cover … Continue reading

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My 2012 NAMM Report

In years past, I could pick a theme of the show based on how the show reflected the economy. In down years booths got smaller, and fewer manufactures show up. As the economy slowly got a bit better, booth sizes … Continue reading

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Rats do not like Organization

A problem I had to deal over the last several months was rats in my yard and garage. I learned a lot about rodents in the process of dealing with then, and I was stuck how rodents are similar to … Continue reading

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My last blog article got picked up

My last blog article got picked up my another site: http://artisthead.com/musicians-and-bands-don-t-think-locally-think-globally/ I am rather excited!!

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Musicians and Bands: Don’t think locally, think globally!

Now and then I get asked what does it take to make it in music anymore, or how can one have a career in music. We read and hear so much about how the music industry is near death, people … Continue reading

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Using Praise to Achieve Results

In Dale Carnegie’s book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” he quotes a book by Jess Lair “I Ain’t Much Baby – But I’m All I Got’ about praising people. The quote reads: “Praise is like sunlight to the … Continue reading

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Repairing Sprinklers and Preventing Fraud

The other day I was fixing my sprinkler system in my front yard, and I started thinking about fraud. I have a thing for fraud. When reviewing mortgages, I always got a special tingle when I realized I was uncovering … Continue reading

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Being a fan in Music and Business

In the music world, fans are everything. They are the bands customers. They buy the albums, concert tickets and merchandise. When a band announces that a member of the band has left the group, it can dramatically affect the fans. … Continue reading

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