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5 ways to nail a Skype meeting

I run a Digital Music PR Agency so I spend a lot of time on Skype with artists especially since I’m working with different countries/ time zones. I prefer meeting up in person when we can but most of the time it’s easier to just set up a time and review things by chatting via video conference. I’d say that I have approximately 3 Skype meetings per week (more when I’m prospecting for new clients) – Yep that’s over 160 per year!

I’ve had some memorable experiences with artists on Skype (good and bad ones!) that’s why it was time for me to write a post on how to nail a Skype meeting. All these tips are based on the experiences that I’ve had for the past 10 years. What was your worst Skype meeting and do you have tips you’d like to share with us? Leave a comment below

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3 ways to help you find inspiration again

Believe me, I’ve been there and it’s so frustrating when the inspiration doesn’t come. If you’re a writer, an entrepreneur or an artist you know that creative blocks exist. You have two options: Go with the flow and wait until the inspiration find its way back (which it always does) or if you’re tired of waiting and wanna find ways to create again then here are a few tips that I can give you that are currently helping me to boost my inspiration and creativity.

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10 ways to make a positive impact in today’s society

We often wonder how we can make the world a better place, we believe we need to “become” someone to have an impact on people’s lives but that is simply not true. We can all play a big or small role in the life of others and brighten up their day. When I was in Toronto, I gave myself a challenge that I would start a conversation with at least one stranger every day.

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5 Lessons we can all learn from The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games end tonight with the closing ceremony. There’s something truly inspirational about The Olympic Games, we get to witness the hardwork, dedication and passion that athletes have for their sport. It’s not just about getting a medal, athletes come to the Olympic Games to surpass themselves and fulfill the dream of a lifetime.

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Interview: How to gain success in indie music

Last month, I had the amazing opportunity to talk about my journey with SoGutsy.com (check them out, they are amazing!) I wanted to repost this phone interview we did together because I’m sharing a few tips which could help aspiring singers/songwriters. Thank you so much if you take the time to read this and feel free to leave a comment! You can read the original article (and please follow SoGutsy on Social Media)

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3 Success Tips to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

As some of you may know, I’m in Toronto for the next few weeks. Yesterday, as I was on the plane to Montréal I had the chance to sit next to a lecturer who teaches entrepreneurship at one of London’s business schools. I’m always thirsty for knowledges and couldn’t help but grab the opportunity to learn from someone who has worked with some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the UK.

I asked: What are the three things you would say to an aspiring entrepreneur? You’ll be surprised by his answers:

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