Many will remember Jason Garner as the former CEO of Global Music for Live Nation. He was promoted to that role in 2008 at the age of 35 but was out of work just two years later. That period proved to be a major opportunity for reorientation and he wrote the book “...And I Breathed: My Journey from a Life of Matter to a Life That Matters”... READ MORE »
At a time when nearly everyone could use a mental-health break, 15 meditation experts have united to launch "Love4Live," a free-of-charge “portal of refuge, community, and support for the concert industry” that includes conversations, meditation classes, and a virtual retreat to the tens of thousands of concert industry workers impacted by the global shutdown. Resources are available now until the first week of December... READ MORE »
Jason Garner is bringing his "Big Hugs" philosophy to the live music business. The former Live Nation executive who signs off all correspondence with the warm and endearing "Big Hugs" salutation is launching Love4Live today, a free portal of refuge, community and support for the concert industry as it reels from the existential crisis created by COVID-19... READ MORE »
4 Ways to Fight Stress Like a Warrior Monk
A former Live Nation exec shares lessons he learned at the birthplace of both Zen...
Do you find yourself getting stressed in your work life, your home life, or both? Ever wish you could find ways to keep stress from affecting you so badly, and stop life's upsets, large and small, from bringing you down? While there's no magic shield against the stressors and painful events... READ MORE »
5 Business Questions That You Need To Ask About Your Personal Life
You ask yourself these questions to make sure your business is healthy...
In business, we’ve learned to nurture our careers by investing time and energy into the factors necessary for success. We’ve become sensitive to signs of distress, flexible to variables, and willing to adapt when necessary. In fact, we’re so good at caring for business that we even say that we "love" our jobs... READ MORE »
How a Former Live Nation CEO Who Was Driven By Fear Learned to Lead a Life That Matters
By external measures, as CEO of Global Music for Live Nation, Jason Garner was spectacularly successful. But he still felt empty.
He hobnobbed with celebrities like Chris Martin of Coldplay and Toby Keith and dined with President Obama at George Clooney’s house. He was rich. But inside, he felt hollow. It took the death of his mother to force him to look inside and make a change, one he recounts in his new memoir, “And I Breathed: My Journey from a Life of Matter to a Life that Matters.” He explains... READ MORE »