Tell it like it is When I was six years old and in the 2nd grade, I rode home on a small private bus that my parents hired. The bus dropped me off at my grandmother’s house on St. Johns Place in Brooklyn. St. Johns is a very wide street for New York City, with…

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Marcus gives the keynote address for the Spring 2019 Corner To Corner: The Academy Graduation Ceremony. The Academy is a 10-week program that equips community members with the skills they need to plan, start, and grow their own small business. In the keynote, Marcus talks about being W.I.D.E Open, what is the creative power, and…

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Marcus speaks at the Nashville Entrepreneur Week event “Boss: Tails”, which is an interview series with business owners and executives of diverse backgrounds. Marcus shares his story towards success plus a Q&A from business owners and entrepreneurs in the Nashville area. Listen to “Nashville Entrepreneur Week – “Boss: Tails” w/ Marcus Whitney” on Spreaker.

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This week’s episode features Marcus’s good friend Renata Soto, Co-Founder of Conexion Americas, a non profit that welcomes and supports latino families in Middle Tennessee. After 17 years, she is stepping down to explore what’s next, and she talks all about it on the Creative Power Hour. Listen to “#CreativePower Hour #12 – Renata Soto”…

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In this episode, Marcus sits down with long time friend, Jeremy Holley, who is the former SVP of Consumer and Interactive Marketing at Warner Music and now is the co-founder of a breakout entertainment marketing agency, Flytevu. Marcus & Jeremy chat about the evolution of music marketing and where the industry is going. Listen to…

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Happy Sunday my friend, Yesterday, my wife shared with me an incredible way of looking at what it means to raise teenagers. In case you didn’t know, we’ve got two. She said that their conscience is developing but isn’t fully baked yet, and so as parents it’s our job to be their external conscience. To…

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Happy Sunday my friend, I hope you did a better job than I did of celebrating Halloween this weekend. It totally snuck up on me, I’ve got so much on my plate and I just didn’t get around to pulling a costume together. We all have these choices we have to make around where we…

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Happy Sunday my friend, This past week was Yom Kippur, a High Holy Day for Jews in which God is asked for forgiveness for the people’s transgressions of the previous year through a period of fasting, prayer and reflection. I converted to Judaism in April of 2014 prior to marrying Rachel, and over the last…

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