“If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything”

We asked the community to tell us about the values and principles that guide their lives and businesses.

Diamond Christine | Founder

Love is the guiding principle that fuels everything I do. Not romantic or familial love, of course, but the constant remembrance that behind every client, project, company, and dollar bill … there are real people directly involved and impacted. Think stakeholders. So I make it a habit to regularly ask myself ‘Who are my stakeholders? Why? How will my work impact them? What can I do increase likelihood of their success?’ At the end of the day, if I can build real relationships with my team and clients and understand their “why”, we will be better aligned and I will be better equipped to serve them. Read more>>

Wyatt Oates | Record Producer & Mixer

Integrity. I was told as a kid that “If you are going to do something, do it right.” Those words stuck with me. As I went into my career, I adopted the mantra of treating projects, songs, jobs for others, even other people’s gear, etc, as if they were my own, even when they were not. That way, I put the same level of care, passion, and thoughtfulness into every project and aspect of my life and career, every time. Read more>>

Julian Scott Bryan | Multi-Instrumentalist, Songwriter & Vocalist

I continuously strive to learn something new every day. Whether it is about the craft of writing, playing and recording music or seeking nourishment from the spiritual and philosophical thought that has been passed down throughout the ages, I really love learning about the amazing ideas we as humans are gifted with and capable of. Our current age is an age of free and almost infinite amounts knowledge. We can find information pertaining to just about any given subject within seconds. It still blows my mind that this has all came about in my lifetime. I enjoy sifting through the seas of information, trying things out through experimentation, using ideas that help achieve whatever goal I may have, and putting them in my mental tool kit for later use. Read more>>