Feb 3
Feb 3
Eddie Blackmon:

Connection is Key

Eddie Blackmon: Connection is Key Dr. Seku Gathers

Good People,

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Eddie Blackmon, a talent manager, marketing consultant, and CEO at A Shade of Red Entertainment. He manages Grammy-nominated recording artists, develops artist brands, visions, and strategies in all aspects of their careers. Our conversation always came back to one theme: cultivating and maintaining connections with others.

We also talk about how essential authenticity is when getting your message out, what it means to be a good marketer, and how to build your legacy.

We cover a lot in this episode. So close your eyes, open your ears, and let’s do this.

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What makes a good connector? (12:51)
  • What character traits make a great manager and marketer? (22:37)
  • What do talent managers do? (26:11)
  • How can people share their messages with the masses? (27:43)
  • Why are podcasts important? (33:52)
  • In This Episode, You Will Learn:
  • Eddie’s personal and professional truths. (5:38)
  • Why relationships are essential to resilience in business. (13:07)
  • How Eddie maintains his relationships. (19:34)
  • How Eddie worked his way up through the music industry. (22:53)
  • What motivated Eddie to start his podcast. (34:02)

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