Back To School

Back To School

No season is more clear cut than “back to school” season. Staying up late, sleeping in, and eating whenever you feel like it is over. Vacation mode is set to off as the alarm clocks are turned back on. Hopefully you got a vacation this summer. Vacations...
Magic Words

Magic Words

As a child, you were taught the magic words. And if you’re a parent, you’ve passed them on to your kids … Saying “Please” when you ask for something communicates respect and “Thank You” expresses gratitude to the other person....
Stop Fundraising

Stop Fundraising

If you work in CCM radio, you are a fundraiser. The majority of stations are listener-supported and even if you work at a commercial station, you likely do third party fundraisers. Well, stop it. Fundraising is about you. Conversely, people’s decisions to give...
How Long Is The Perfect Break?

How Long Is The Perfect Break?

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter,” Blaise Pascal, 1657. I’ll keep this short: The personalities on many music radio stations talk too much. It was hard enough for radio stations to compete when the competition was only a...