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Norlie Pierre Louis - My Mastery Journey Timeline


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Mastery Journey TimelineNorlie Pierre Louis

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Course: Mastery: Personal Development and Leadership

Goal: Obtain a better understanding of mastery and ways to become a master in my field of interest.

Read “Mastery” by Robert Greene

Use EBSCOhost to research a master in the music industry (P. Diddy).

Be consistent with Mastery journal postings.

Watch tutorial Ted Talk’s “Empowering Women and Girls: Halima Hima Tedx Change”

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Course: Executive Leadership

Goal: Develop my leadership skills to operate a business.

Read “The 48 Laws of Power” by Robert Greene

Use Lexis Nexus Academic to analyze business case studies for the course.

Read Forbes article “15 Ways To Identify Bad Leaders” to learn what not to do.

Watch Tutorial Ted Talks “Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader”

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Course: Project and Team Management

Goal: Learn productive ways in working in a team and developing a team of my own.

Use Excel to to develop organization skills.

Develop a project with friends.

Read Mind Tools article “Team Management Skills”

Watch Ted Talks “Tom Wujec: Build a Tower, Build a Team”

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Course: Business Storytelling and Brand Development

Goal: Improve the brand for the production company I’m trying to create and learn ways on how to communicate with companies and employees.

Use EBSCOhost to research Brand Development Cases

Develop my brand as an artist.

Read HubSpot article “Why Storytelling Will Be The Biggest Business Skill of The Next 5 Years”.

Watch video “History of Business Intelligence”

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Course: Entertainment Business Finance

Goal: Learn ways on how to handle my finances carefully and strategies to raise money to fund projects.

Utilize Excel to assemble my personal finances.

Read Practical Money skills article “Budgeting”.

Watch tutorial on “Financial Literacy: Reading Financial Reports”

Watch video “Financial Planning The Right Way”

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Course: Negotiation and Deal-Making

Goal: Strengthen my negotiation skills to help make wiser decisions for the company I will later work for.

Watch tutorial on “ Reaching a Deal”

Read Money Crashers article “11 Effective Negotiation Strategies & Tactics to Score a Great Deal”

Gain self-confidence in deal-making.

Watch video “High Performance Negotiation Skills for Women - Prof. Leigh Thompson”

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Course: Product and Artist Management

Goal: Develop ways to develop myself more as an artist and to help other artists.

Read “Artist Management For The Music Business” by Paul Allen.

Utilize the information I’ve learned in the class on myself to become an artist.

Watch video on “Becoming an Artist”

Watch video “Raj Ramachandran on "How to Get into Product Management”

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Course: Advanced Entertainment Law

Goal: Acquire a better understanding of the entertainment law from the previous knowledge that I already know.

Read Entertainment Law case studies.

Follow to read articles on Music Law.

Research Music contracts.

Watch video “Entertainment Attorney Mark Litwak Gives Us A New Look Into Hollywood – Filmnut”

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Course: Entertainment Media Publishing and Distribution

Goal: Learn ways on how to protect my work and distribution services.

Watch video on “Basic Music Licensing and Publishing”.

Read Sound on Sound article “Music Publishing”.

Research for distribution information and services.

Watch video “Renman U Lesson#10-Understanding Music Publishing”

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Course: Digital Marketing

Goal: Develop techniques on how to market my company and other companies on the web.

Research popular marketing strategies and tools.

Read Top Rank Blog article “21 Digital Marketing Trends and Predictions for 2015”.

Read “500 Social Media Marketing Tips” by Andrew Macarthy

Watch video “Digital Marketing Strategies of a Luxury Brand”

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Course: Business Plan Development

Goal: Learn methods of creating a useful business plan.

Develop my production company’s business plan.

Research various business plan templates.

Watch tutorial on “Writing A Business Plan”

Watch video “Richard Branson: Advice for Entrepreneurs”

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Course: Final Project-Business Plan

Goal: Take my business to the next level. I want to operate a successful production team.

 Practice public speaking.

Organize my portfolio for my presentation.

Watch video on “Coping with Nervousness”

Watch video “A seminar on How To Avoid Death By PowerPoint, full with practical usable tips”

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Industry Leaders

Ashley Newton (A&R at Columbia Records)Email: [email protected] Phone Number: (310) 272-2783

Rob Mounsey (Music Producer for Rihanna, Usher and many more)Email: [email protected] Phone Number: (914) 777-7677

Ro Smith (Artist Manager for Mary J. Blige)Email: [email protected] Phone Number: (973) 200-8247

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Industry Leaders (cont.)

Nick Dofflemyer (Mastering Engineer At Universal Mastering Studios )

Email: [email protected] Phone Number: (818) 286-6233

Bill Wade (Studio Manager at Wire Road Studio)

Email: [email protected] Phone Number: (713) 636-9972

Marc Carzola (Music Publisher at Quincy Jones Publishing)

Email: [email protected] Phone Number: (323) 957-6601

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Grammy U

Entertainment Network Society

Music Publishing Society


My plans are joining these clubs because I know it will help me build my career and also help build my connections by meeting other students.

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BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc)

Ted Talks

Alliance for Women in Media

EIC (Entertainment Industries Council)

My plans are joining these organizations because it will help me get more involved in the industry and hopefully help people who are interested in the entertainment field.

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I will expand my PLN by following Universal Music Group because I want to work for that company after I graduate. Most of my favorite artists work for that record company. I will also be following for useful information about the music industry and career opportunities. The person I want to follow in the industry is P. Diddy because he is a music mogul and entrepreneur. He motivates me to be successful in the music industry.

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During my Mastery Journey I want to use these strategies to help me get through the Entertainment Business Master’s degree program and beyond that. My goal is to get a better understanding of this program, so I can become more diverse in my career field.