John Gorman: Rocks the Music Box Supper Club!

John Gorman (right). Photos: © 2016 Jim Carver / The Rust Belt Chronicles. John Gorman should need no introduction. The genius behind taking a radio station (WMMS) in Cleveland, Ohio and given four months to turn-it-around or face the loss of their music format is an iconic story. Long before, Seth Godin pushed: “not waiting for permission“, “not […]

The Rust Belt Chronicles is hiring “Purple Cows!”

  The Rust Belt Chronicles has been undergoing significant changes lately. Our staffing has changed considerably. We are preparing to announce additional features as well. It would be foolish of me to believe the staff we started with will be lasting. Being committed to any start-up takes a certain kind of individual with moxie and thick […]

Seth Godin- “We All Live In Detroit”

Yesterday, I spent several hours in a waiting room at a hospital. While attempting to read a book, I couldn’t help listening to two gentlemen discuss the gloom and doom of the current economy and how traditional jobs are falling by the wayside. I agreed with their assessment. They discussed jobs moving to companies overseas in the […]

Goodbye Cubicle Nation

I received a new lease on life when my job was eliminated at cubicle nation. Quite some time ago, I underwent a metamorphosis of sorts toward my own work mindset. For years, I questioned why an organization would want to treat their employees poorly. I just couldn’t comprehend the concept. It was so backward, toxic […]

Living on the Edge of Freedom?

“Are you paralyzed with fear? That’s a good sign. Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do. Remember one rule of thumb: the more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it.” ― Steven […]

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