There is only one Mickey Guyton, and we have her on the show this week. Mickey is an incredible talent, a genre-bending revelation and one of the sweetest people you will ever meet. Her story reminds me that the path less traveled is the one with all the breakthroughs. She’s had hit records but she’s also…

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An absolute treat for you all this week. Maneet Chauhan is a dynamo, and Nashville hit the Jackpot when she and her husband Vivek decided to build their culinary empire here. You may have seen her on the Food Network as a regular judge on Chopped, but hearing her story will inspire you to believe…

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This week’s podcast features my good friend Newton Dominey. Newton is the founder of Nashville’s original climbing gym, The Crag, now with two locations and an incredible community that it supports. But that’s not how Newton and I met. We met in the very early days of Nashville Soccer Club (then, Nashville Football Club). Newton is…

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Being good at something is cool. Greatness seldom occurs. But mastery… most have not experienced it. My friend Wu Fei is a true virtuoso of the Guzheng, an ancient Chinese instrument with 21 strings. Her story of how her mastery was developed, what it was like being raised under the One Child Policy in China,…

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Stay in Nashville long enough and someone will tell you “this town isn’t just Country Music City, it’s Music City.” That is true, but it wasn’t easily true. A small group of hustlers worked tirelessly to make sure the live music scene in Nashville was as diverse as it’s population. On that short list of…

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Marcia Masulla is a magical woman. I could stop there but I won’t. She has brought amazing brands to Nashville like Yelp as an early employee and Nashville Fashion Week as a co-founder. She’s a champion for animal rights. She’s hilarious. She’s a survivor. She’s an inspiration & she’s someone you can learn all about…

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Ok. If you’re a fan of soccer and especially if you’re a fan of @NashvilleSC, you will love today’s episode of the #CreativePower Hour. Today, we premiere my conversation with my friend, the CEO of Nashville Soccer Club, Ian Ayre. Incredible story, wonderful guy. Listen to “#CreativePower Hour Ep. 19 – Ian Ayre” on Spreaker.…

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What do Nebraska, Maroon 5 and Project Runway have in common? The amazing Amanda Valentine (@valentimes). Nashville’s fashion and styling legend in the making shares her story on the latest episode of the #CreativePower Hour! Listen to “#CreativePower Hour Ep. 18 – Amanda Valentine” on Spreaker.

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In today’s show, Marcus sits down with the author and poet Caroline Randall Williams who is best known for her book of poetry, “Lucy Negro Redux”, which was turned into a ballet by the Nashville Ballet. Caroline talks about her awe-inspiring story growing up and having clarity of her purpose. Listen to “#CreativePower Hour Ep.15…

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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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