Tag: The Rolling Stones

Respect for The Classics

By Sarah Fallaw on Jul 13th, 2016 in Mentor's Corner

My brother and I grew up on healthy doses of Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and Eric Clapton, to name a few. My father had these artists on vinyl albums, tapes, and later, CDs. Now that he’s gone, I smile when I hear “Gimme Shelter” or “Tangerine,” remembering him with bittersweet emotions. My father respected […]

More Lessons from Keith Richards’ LIFE

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jun 14th, 2011 in Books and Publications

After completing their first grueling 1,000 gig tour, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards made one of the best business decisions of their short careers.  They hired a manager, Andrew Oldham, for the Rolling Stones.  Mr. Oldham informed them that musicians, no matter how talented, are a dime a dozen, and unless they begin to write their own songs they will soon […]

Lessons Learned from Keith Richards’ LIFE

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jun 9th, 2011 in Books and Publications

Are you contemplating a career as a small business owner?  If so, you may wish to read Keith Richards’ book, Life.  I believe that the Rolling Stones band is the single most productive small business in the free world!  Often public corporations brag about their average revenue per employee- in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.  For the four […]