contact ME

Use the form on the right to send me an email and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

           

123 Street Avenue, City Town, 99999

(123) 555-6789

email@address.com

 

You can set your address, phone number, email and site description in the settings tab.
Link to read me page with more information.

TEM Blog

The Entrepreneurial Musician Blog by Andrew Hitz featuring articles on being an entrepreneur in the music business. Show notes for The Entrepreneurial Musician Podcast.

Show Notes for Episode 15: Mike Nickens of the Green Machine

Andrew Hitz

Listen via:

Mike Nickens (aka Doc Nix) is my colleague at George Mason University and the director of the university's pep band, the "Green Machine". He created a tenured position for himself which is basically unheard of in this day and age. In short, he made himself irreplaceable.

Topics Covered:

  • How a tenured position was created for him by the dean
  • How networking helped him create a community around the Green Machine
  • The thought process behind his image and branding as the group's leader
  • The benefits of systemizing goals
  • Maintaining relationships in business and in friendship

Links:

Books Referenced:

You can help offset the ongoing costs of producing the show by making a small donation at http://www.pedalnotemedia.com/support-the-entrepreneurial-musician. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Produced by Austin Boyer and Buddy Deshler of FredBrass