Archive | May, 2006

Miscommunication or Missed Communication? Part 2

Miscommunication or Missed Communication? Part 2

To continue where we left off in Part 1, we are going to examine some of the attitudes behind why too many organizations have difficulty wrapping their minds around the concept of allocating resources toward developing improved communication between managers and musicians and especially between the musicians themselves… (more…)

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Miscommunication or Missed Communication?

I've had some fascinating conversations with managers and musicians over the past several months about communication issues between and among the two groups. The viewpoints and fundamental beliefs from individuals on both sides never cease to amaze me... I had originally planned to put something up today about that but I’ve been out and about quite a bit this week so my time in front of the computer has been less than normal. Nevertheless, I’ll have it up next week after the Memorial Day holiday. In the meantime, think about this: If [...]
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Don’t Miss These Comments

The past few days have witnessed a flurry of comment activity that is worth your time to review... First, nothing promotes interest like pigs on a stick and the “f-word”. Apparently, John Adams’ original libretto to Nixon In China included the famous four letter word but it was removed in the recent performances in St. Louis and Chicago. Readers discuss that and more: click here Next, my blog neighbor Andrew Taylor weighs in regarding the role and authority of board members and sets the stage for some detailed discussion on the issue: [...]
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Fun With Time Zones

Are people that live in the Mountain Time Zone region less cultured than the rest of the country? According to the traffic stats from my blog and other culture blogs, they rarely comprise more than 5 percent of my daily traffic... Chart 1 illustrates the typical break down of traffic to my site based on time zones. As you can see, Eastern Time and Central Time share equal percentages and Pacific Time usually hovers around 15-20 percent. Even European time zones visit this blog more often than people from Mountain Time. But [...]
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