Today’s guest has dedicated his life to the idea that escapism is one of the single most important elements of what makes us human.
As an award-winning veteran of the music industry, his expertise ranges from being a drummer and producer to an artist development and label founder. In his ground-breaking music tech consulting business, he worked with Aerosmith, the Stones, Ringo Starr, Elton John, and Sting.
He is the author of three books, the Founder of Audio One, and the CEO of Frangioni Media and All Access IDA. He recently became the Publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine, the world’s number one drumming publication.
Please join me in welcoming David Frangioni.
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In this episode we discuss:
- his thoughts on leadership: “The definition of leadership is taking charge, taking responsibility for all of the steps and being what you want to see in the rest of the team.”
- how having supportive, giving, and hard-working parents helped him not only go through some traumatic experiences but also inspired him into success.
- his journey into building Audio One, which began with him learning how to drum at 8 years old.
- his methods for staying in touch with people through a myriad of ways, but always focusing on serving others.
- where his business is now, including mentoring people.
- how he has taken over as publisher for Modern Drumming and what he expects to accomplish over the next year.
Books mentioned in this episode:
- “CRASH: The World's Greatest Drum Kits From Appice to Peart to Van Halen” by David Frangioni
- “Clint Eastwood Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection” by David Frangioni
- Learn more about Jonah Rocks.
- Learn more about Joe Morello.
- Learn more about Alan Dawson.
- Learn more about Louis Bellson.
- Learn more about training at Dale Carnegie.
- Learn more about Modern Drummer Magazine.
Robbie Samuels is a keynote speaker and relationship-based business strategist who has been recognized as a “networking expert” by both Inc. and Lifehacker. He helps associations inspire life-long membership by creating welcoming and inclusive first-timer experiences.
He is the author of the best-selling business book Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences and has been profiled in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company. He writes for Harvard Business Review Ascend. His clients include associations and corporations including Marriott, AmeriCorps, Hostelling International, and General Assembly.
He has been featured in several books including Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clark and The Connector’s Advantage: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact by Michelle Tillis Lederman. He has guest lectured at many leading educational institutions including Harvard University, Brown University, Cornell University, Brandeis University, and Northeastern University.
Robbie is the host of On the Schmooze podcast which features his networking strategies and talented professionals sharing untold stories of leadership and networking.
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