This article could express everything you need to know about the Gen X business style, in one concise statement: Figure it out.
We used to be out there hustling. We could seize moments, and build momentum. We would see a flash on the horizon, feel the powerful energy, and hear the thunderous roar. We could chase it.
If you have a life raft, take others to safety. If you don’t have a life raft, build one. If you can’t build one, get in one.
You ask that tension filled question. You know the one… “Your zoom, or mine?” There’s an awkward pause as you wait for a for a sign, any sign, that it’s okay to slip your code into the other person’s in box. Admit it. You’ve asked it. We’ve all asked it. There, waited with anticipation, alone in your at-home office/kitchen table. Maybe wearing pajama pants, maybe not. Hoping the next message refresh will signal that greatly anticipated next move.
I work in the entertainment industry. We are in the fun business. Nobody wants the fun to be interrupted, or worst yet, to end.
I’ve been called a lot of things – some good, some bad – but there is one word that never sits well with me. It’s the B word.
Entrepreneurship is a constant and evolving learning experience that comes with its share of plot twists – like how to adapt when a global pandemic crushes your previously successful business mode.
The live event industry is in serious trouble. It was the first sector to go dark due to the pandemic, and it is expected to be the last to be allowed back to work. The people behind the scenes of your favourite events are the mavericks and risk takers you likely...