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When Artists Lead an Audience

“Are there any paranoids in the audience tonight?” With those caustic words, Roger Waters introduced “Run Like Hell” in concert in 1980. Waters continues to taunt and provoke his audience 37 years later when he performs music from his Pink … Continue reading

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Own the Stage

Photo credit: Elizabeth Singer. At some point in your life, you will need to learn how to work a stage properly, whether you are a student presenting a paper to your classmates or an executive sharing company news with your … Continue reading

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Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Photo credit: Wayne Hile “Get comfortable being uncomfortable” is one of those pearls of wisdom that career coaches are fond of sharing to inspire others to succeed. The notion makes sense: only by stretching your comfort zone can you learn … Continue reading

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How C2E2 Celebrates the Superfan

Three years ago, I blogged about the first time I attended the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, then in its second year. This fan culture event was overwhelming, and it was difficult to know where to begin talking about the … Continue reading

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