Showing posts from May 15, 2016

First Impression

We see people and then we decide. If they are having a bad day or they are not fully themselves, or they are just completely rude, we see that first. There are really no do overs when it comes to first impressions. Being in the field that I am, all of this is beyond familiar for me.

    I watched and listened to 3 female singers today. I was asked what I thought of them and why? I had nothing to go on but the first impression. However, in my soul, I knew that none of them were completely on their game. This is the business though. Turn it up when there is nothing there and no reason to turn up the volume. In other words, always dance like someone is always watching, because they are. No one gets to make a first impression more than once.

    My heart and soul were open as I watched all three women. They were all different, yet they all cannot the position. This business is basically built to keep others out. So the rejection is very much like a white glove test on some level. If t…

Noticing Those Who Are Unimpressed

First of all, thank you for reading these words. I have been processing some things around me and I have taken my pen away from the pad for the past however long it's been. Based on the title of this blog, I am careful what I expose here. There is magic in every one of my days for sure. The bigger truth is that there have been many days in the previous months that have made me ponder, rework, challenge, and even ignore some of my thoughts. This is positive for sure. I am back now.

   This title above came to me because I love to watch my native New Yorkers that truly try their best to ignore those around them that are irritating the crap out of them. You just see so much here in NYC that is distracting, raw, and consistent, that you have to take it all in with 3 grains of salt. I know it's usually one, but in a city that repeated its name twice, three will suffice!!!!

    So there he was. He entered the train spewing lyrics to a Tupac Shakur song. It lasted for at least 5 m…