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Applying Business Principles to Your Family Life

Applying Business Principles to Your Family Life

Louis Upkins will be featured on Focus on the Family on July 12 with the topic “Applying Business Principles to Your Family Life”. Louis is the author of “Treat Me Like A Customer” and President of The Lifebook Company, LLC. Louis also serves as Partner, Executive Development at GiANT Impact. GiANT operates the world’s largest ... Read More
 
The Power of LIVE Music!

The Power of LIVE Music!

My friend Elliott Cunningham of Westgate Marketing writes about the health of the music industry in his blog today. USA Today also covers the topic: Bands Warm Up for a Busy Summer on the Road. And the news of Michael Jackson’s death and the impact this has on the fortunes of the touring companies with ... Read More
 
Born To Run

Born To Run

The sound of white noise over the airwaves sent a chill through my spine. No music. No talk. Just “dead air.”   May 29, 1980… It was “the day the music died,” as Don McLean sang. CJUM FM radio had its funding pulled by the Board of Governors of the University of Manitoba. Four of ... Read More
 

Winnipeg Garage Band Becomes Next Overnight Sensation

Subtitle: If I were born just a few years later… When I was young, I always thought I was born a little too late. Why? I loved 50’s music. The harmonies. The guitars. The beat. I could go on… I thought of how great my parents had it with the music of their day versus ... Read More
 
The Life Changing Radio Assignment

The Life Changing Radio Assignment

When I was 19 years old I worked as a DJ at a Winnipeg radio station, while finishing my computer science degree (doing both full-time — sleep was optional). When you work at a local radio station, you await the opportunities for your “big break”. I waited and waited… and waited. And then one day ... Read More