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Posts Tagged ‘Career’

  At the time “selling insurance” was to me the prototypical “job.” No offense to insurance salesmen. I’m sure there are plenty of them who love what they do, but to me, it was the epitome of what I didn’t want in life. Even at that young age, I knew myself fairly well. I knew that if I wasn’t internally motivated, there was no amount of external motivation that could make me move. Nothing could make me sell insurance. I didn’t care about it. I knew what I did care about, though. Music. There was nothing that I loved more.…

Social media and I grew up at about the same time. In 2005 when I got my first music industry job with an actual paycheck, I was still finishing my bachelor’s degree at KU and eager to prove myself as a legitimate presence in the business. Social media was in a similar spot. Myspace was barely a year old, and Facebook was still only available to college students. Twitter and Instagram hadn’t even been thought of yet. In the media landscape of that time, few were considering social as a serious outlet for their marketing messages Things have changed a…