National poetry month
So national poetry month is over but it doesn’t have to stop for you, poet. You need to take what you learn and build on it. Plus, these prompts are always there to be reused for future poem ideas. So speak, poet. Speak.
The month of May has a different feeling my life. Since being terminated on Star Wars Day (May 4th) last year, I changed my direction from being unemployed to being unemployable. I started to rebuild A Serious Production from a music production house to a mobile DJ service and podcast production house. I was fustrated with working for companies that I didn’t care about completely.
This constant struggle to push myself just for a paycheck was insulting. I wanted to build my accounting career to experience all categories of accounting but I realized that will never happen in a single company. The accounting profession is greater than what is used in business. I started to feel a distaste to office politics. So, I redirected most of my time to build a DJ career than accounting.
CharRon the DJ
I have been performing as a DJ / turtablist with a band, group, and solo in clubs, parties, festivals, bowling lanes and sandwich shops for 12 years. I have several recordings of music that I have performed on. I own a CDJ and turntables and still carry a collection of records, CD, and mp3s(I used to have a backpack of cassette but I got rid of them.). So, it occur to me, that I could this for poetry slams, comedy shows, events, and conferences.
So I invested my unemployment money into my own company and purchase the necessary items: a sound system, controller, wireless mics, par lights, insurance, licensing, and start-up fees. The mobile DJ business was to be my calling card to interact with different people who had different taste in music. This is a sure fire way to hear different genres of music that I would not hear on my leisure.
So, I am a official business owner of A Serious Production in Sacramento. Plus, I got hired to DJ/MC with an entertainment company called Firehous Entertainment for 5 month now. I am, also, the show DJ for Comedy Burger and Sac unified Poetry Slam. So, I can add to my resume the title: professional freelance DJ. I do have goals that I am striving for and will acomplish soon.
I also produce podcasts. I have done my own podcast, RES on the GO, on Soundcloud. But I am highly regarded for producing the growing podcast called Fat Chicks on Top with my partner Auntie Vice. I am working with other potential client with their idea and planning on making them a reality.
Pretty good for an unemployed accounting clerk turn DJ / business owner. Check out my company, A Serious Production, by clicking the link: here. Plus, I will give a 20% discount on all services by informing me about the blog post.
4 Replies to “MAY DAY”
This exact change is happening to me now as a matter of fact I quit my job today!
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Well, Marcella. Welcome to the tribe. It is a struggle but community will keep you from going insane. Find one or make one.
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Enjoy the moments being free.