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Excerpt from Everything We Needed to Know About Business, We Learned Playing Music

Book Cover
Book Cover

“The absolute terror of freshman in college for 90 percent of the population is public speaking. I never understood it because I had already been on a stage in front of thousands of people, and it was no big deal. For me communication, presence, poise, and confidence are all things that any good business person has to have.”


“You’ve got to get to the point where you can make a presentation in a small room or make a presentation at a big gathering. Those performance skills that a musician would learn really translate well.”

Dean Deyo, CEO & Drummer

Retired Division President & CEO, Time Warner Corporation

President, Memphis Music Foundation

Drummer, The Legends of Rock