Backstage Pass - Jamie S. Crump Summary
The Missing Business Strategy Most agree that options, choices, diversity are a good thing. No financial advisor ever suggested a portfolio of a single stock. We all love having 31 flavors to select from at the ice cream counter. So why is it so hard to see that a diverse supply chain is a necessary business strategy? The connection between diversity and profitability has been shown time and again. Research from McKinsey, Deloitte, and Harvard Business Review show that with diversity, companies make more money. Yet, many struggle to build the business case at their companies. Jamie Crump spent 25+ years in corporate supply chain and supplier diversity. She is a thought leader in both areas and unveils best practices for developing and executing a supplier diversity business strategy in “Backstage Pass: Pulling the Curtain Back on the Business of Supplier Diversity.” Crump provides a backstage look at the five primary cast members: C-suite, supplier diversity professional, supply chain professional, diverse business owner and end user. She shows what each brings to the table, their challenges, blind spots and best practices. She then delves into how the cast members can best interact to execute a business strategy that will help recruit and retain talent, keep and win customers, and add money to the bottom line. Her comprehensive six-step model offers a blueprint for success, from how to gain executive support to practical tips on creating new diverse supplier relationships. Crump shows that a supplier diversity business strategy is as basic as sound financials and a good marketing strategy. Whether your organization is B2B, B2C or a combination, if supplier diversity is a missing business strategy at your company, you are leaving money on the table. Find out how to get it back.
Backstage Pass - Cheryl Crouch,G Studios, Summary
Chosen Girls is a dynamic new series that comunicates a message of empowerment and hope to Christian youth who want to live out their faith. These courageous and compelling girls stand for their beliefs and encourage others to do the same. When their cross-cultural outreach band takes off, Trinity, Melody, and Harmony explode onto the scene with style, hot music, and genuine, age-relatable content. In Backstage Pass, shy, reserved Melody (Mello), gets her world rocked when a new girl moves in across the street from her best friend, Harmony. Soon downtime—or any time with Harmony at all—looks like a thing of the past as the strong-willed Trinity invades Mello and Harmony’s world and insists that the three start a rock band. With a little help from the neighborhood computer geek, Lamont, the girls are transformed into music-video superheroes who triumph over sin with the power of the Holy Spirit. Somewhere along the way they open their hearts, learning that both old friends and new are important, and the Chosen Girls band is born.
Backstage Pass - Paul Stanley Summary
The New York Times bestselling author and front man and rhythm guitarist of KISS grants fans an all-access backstage pass to his personal life and shows them how to pursue a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle of their own, offering hard-won advice from a music legend. In this follow-up to his popular bestseller Face the Music, the Starchild takes us behind the scenes, revealing what he’s learned from a lifetime as the driving force of KISS, and how he brings his unique sensibility not only to his music career but to every area of his life—from business to parenting to health and happiness. Backstage Pass takes you beyond the makeup as Paul shares fascinating details about his life—his fitness routine, philosophy, business principles, how he maintains his inspiration, passion, and joy after nearly 50 years of mega success including selling out tours, 100 million albums sold and an art career that has amassed over 10 million dollars in sales. Divulging more true stories of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer’s relationships, hardships, and pivotal moments, it also contains intimate four-color, never-before-seen photos from Paul’s personal collection, and offers surprising lessons on the discipline and hard work that have made him one of the healthiest and most successful rock ‘n’ roll icons in history. This is the book for fans who love living large, but also want to take control and move ahead in everyday life. Paul shows you how you can rock ‘n’ roll all night and party every day—without missing a beat.
Backstage Pass - Abby Howard Summary
When it’s your job to make noise, you can’t afford to mess up. Pure Fiction have fought for the opportunity to show the world what they can do; now all they have to do is take on the planet. And they plan to win. Armed with a shiny new set of instruments and a truck load of attitude, they march into the spotlight with their album and every finger crossed. Expectations are high, and the risks are enormous, with disasters looming at every angle; can they make it as the world-conquering rock stars they strive to be? Four members Three guitars Two drumsticks One rock band Pure Fiction
Broadway Bares - Jerry Mitchell,Reed Massengill Summary
A front-row seat for the hottest show in town–Broadway’s finest strip down for a good cause. This is your ticket behind the scenes to see Broadway’s sexiest performers displaying some of their greatest assets. Gorgeous stage idols from the biggest shows strut their stuff as you’ve never seen them before. It’s burlesque naughtiness lit up by the razzle-dazzle of the Great White Way. They tease, they titillate, they tantalize. And boy, do they deliver the goods. By the end of each number they’re wearing little more than a smile. But at the end of the show comes the real payoff; hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the theatre community’s unique fundraising and grantmaking organization. Backstage Pass peeks behind the curtain at the famous event called Broadway Bares– conceived by Tony Award®—winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell–which sets New York City ablaze each summer. The hottest dancers in show business come together for this one-night-only sold-out “Strip-A-Thon”–a fundraising, eye-popping spectacle the likes of which Gypsy Rose Lee could never have dreamed. Now for the first time this luxurious keepsake album brings together all the sizzling posters, scintillating backstage shots, and scorching on-stage photographs from the past seventeen years of Broadway Bares. Sit back and enjoy the show.
Backstage Pass - Elizabeth Nelson Summary
Sasha has one rule when it comes to her dating life-never date a musician. She knows the way things can end, so she doesn't let them get started. When she's setup with one by her well meaning best friend, she puts the brakes on before they even get going. Jesse has a rule about dating too-don't let a good one get away. And he knows right away that Sasha is worth the chase, no matter what her skewed stereotype of musicians may be. He lays it on thick with charm and nurses her back to health after a running accident. Sasha knows she should give him a chance, but is he worth it? She's seen it all go horribly wrong in the past. He can up and leave whenever he has a tour, and there's nothing she can do about it. But as he continues to pursue her, she starts to question her rule and feels herself starting to let him in, whether she's ready or not.
Backstage Pass - Sharon Parsons Summary
Bookwise is a carefully graded reading scheme organized into five cross-curricular strands, encouraging links to other subjects. Comprising 16 fiction and ten non-fiction titles, the 25 books at each level span a two-year reading age and the three-tier levelling system within each level facilitates an accurate match of reading ability and text. The full-colour readers are accompanied by teacher's guides and resource sheets to help teachers get the most out of their guided reading and writing sessions.
Backstage Pass - Laura Post Summary
35 in-depth interviews with independent, woman-identified musicians like Ferron, Joan Osborne, Ani DiFranco, and Sweet Honey in the Rock. Laura Post has provided a comprehensive collection of interviews with thirty-five vibrant women musicians. In an industry characterized by corporate packaging and promotion, these women have distinguished themselves as independent and assertive voices. Alix Dobkin, June Millington, Margie Adams, Holly Near, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Ani DiFranco, Ferron, Avotcja and Joan Osborne to name only a few have attained legendary status through their great musicianship and the ardent support of the women in their audiences. Here is an intimate glimpse into the personal and political lives of rock, folk and jazz musicians, whose songs of empowerment have influenced and enriched generations of women.
Backstage Pass - Jim Cech Summary
One meeting and autograph from an English pop star kicked off a Milwaukee broadcaster's unprecedented quest to meet every living artist who reached the top of Billboard's Hot 100 music chart. Jim Cech (pronounced "check") shares radio stories and spans generations with a wide range of performer interviews from Bill Haley's Comets to the Commodores to Eminem. If you appreciate popular music and the artists who perform it, you need to get your Backstage Pass.
Backstage Pass - John Ford Coley Summary
Escape from your every day life...into the life of platinum-award winning, Grammy nominated John Ford Coley who takes you on an amusing journey of his treks into the bizarre world behind fame. Stories of more than 30 other celebrities including Elton John, Cher, Mickey Mantle, Wolfman Jack, Howard Cosell, Three Dog Night, Carole King, and Garth Brooks are told.
Backstage Pass: Fashion - Lisa Greathouse Summary
Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Learn how a designer's sketch becomes the fashion we wear and how a designer uses math and geometry to make their designs successful in this fashion-filled book! Including information about the fashion industry, clothing fabrics, patterns, and textures, readers learn all about the different aspects of the fashion industry. With a glossary, index, vivid images, informational text, and interesting facts, children will be engaged from beginning to end.
Backstage Pass - John Crisafulli,Sean Fisher,Teresa Villa Summary
In this insider's view of the music industry, the authors reveal the antics that go on backstage, report on the food served to the artists, and give a peek into the private dressing rooms of Van Halen, Pearl Jam, Tina Turner, and many others. ""Backstage Pass"" contains dozens of gossipy anecdotes about what stars are like backstage. Illustrations.