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Mission: DKPMG helps companies create and maintain competitive edge. We understand the need for nimble thinking, pragmatic creativity that works for your audience, and powerful tools to get the job done. For three decades, our brand development and unwavering production services have elevated high-visibility clients, including CBS, NBC, USA Networks, Dick Clark Productions, JNP Productions, Bob Hope Enterprises, The Olympic Games, FedEx, Liquid Leadership and Graham Nash, as well as independent film, video, music, web and live interactive projects tied to themed attractions. Take your company to the next level. We look forward to working with you.

This article may sound like double talk… what its saying is sometimes a new yardstick is needed when looking to promot...
04/19/2017
Companies Are Bad at Identifying High-Potential Employees

This article may sound like double talk… what its saying is sometimes a new yardstick is needed when looking to promote people into leadership roles. What works at one level, may bomb at another level.

40% of workers in high-potential programs don’t belong there.

Looking forward to this event.
03/17/2017
Collaboration Roundtable: Bringing Brands & Creatives Together

Looking forward to this event.

Save the date for this free event on Thursday, March 23 — Collaboration Roundtable: Bringing Brands & Creatives Together. Branded content is more in demand today than ever. Additionally, today’s technology offers uncompromised high production value, with small crews and affordable gear. This panel d...

03/13/2017
Jeff Beck & Tal Wilkenfeld. @ Crossroads Festival 2007

Like I said, love to see young talent holding their own with the music superheros.

Guitar King Jeff Beck & Bassist Tal Wilkenfeld Perform "Cause We"ve Ended As Lovers" @ Eric Claptons Crossroads Guitar Festival In CHICAGO 2007 Assisted by J...

03/05/2017
MasterClass

Thank you Steve … be right over.

Learn how to write and perform comedy from the legendary Steve Martin.

There are more than 12 elements , but this is an excellent baseline to keep in mind.  For those that already know this m...
02/07/2017
Harvard Business Review

There are more than 12 elements , but this is an excellent baseline to keep in mind. For those that already know this material, review it again and again.

Even people with many apparent leadership strengths can stand to better understand those areas of EI where we have room to grow.

11/30/2016
Variety

Love it when two solid people with rich experiences get to sit down and talk shop… Go Tom and Viola.

Tom Hanks and Viola Davis talk about sex scenes, and the importance of her "sexualized" How to Get Away With Murder character.

"Actors on Actors" presented by The Venetian Las Vegas

11/30/2016
ATTN: Video

This is very interesting and good community concept. Something I find pretty fascinating. Except for, how do you manage the free loaders, robbers, intruders, hoarders etc that will come out of the woodwork. I think there are answers, but systems need to be through a little bit more carefully first. I say keep on keeping on building community involvement.

People are teaming up to fix stuff instead of throwing it away.

Like ATTN: Video on Facebook.

10/23/2016
Chase Jarvis

Articulate summary… Thanks Brian Wallace for sharing this video highlight.

Transitioning your clients to a significantly higher rate rarely works. Keep growing your client base. http://cr8.lv/2enw95s

CreativeLive

Persistance and resilience are awesome ideas to never forget about..
10/03/2016
Inc. Magazine

Persistance and resilience are awesome ideas to never forget about..

Natalie Jill had a baby, turned 40, and the market took a nosedive. She started her business anyway.

09/19/2016
MasterClass

Taking advanced learning and leveraging experience to a whole new level.

“You can learn the essentials of filmmaking on your own within two weeks” - Werner Herzog

Its true, people confuse business development tactics and execution with strategy.  The link further down has an interes...
09/16/2016
What Makes a Great Strategy — and a Great Strategist

Its true, people confuse business development tactics and execution with strategy. The link further down has an interesting article about Netflix as well…

What Makes a Great Strategy — and a Great Strategist

09/16/2016
Van Morrison (Official)

The Van Man says a lot of important things here about communication, digital technology and connecting.

“You’re competing against what you have done previously. I am not saying that it gets easier, because you need to evolve. Some people need to keep evolving, others want to repeat the same thing. I’m more prone to evolve.” Watch Van, in conversation with Ian Rankin talk about his eagerly, awaited #KeepMeSinging album.

09/16/2016
Apple's New AirPods Ad - CONAN on TBS

BAM, and there it is… a reason to buy more earbuds.. NOT

CONAN Highlight: The iPhone 7 is ditching the headphone jack, but Apple's pretty sure their new wireless AirPods are sure to be a hit. More CONAN @ http://te...

Been there , done that… got the crew jacket.. its a blast and a lot of stress all rolled up…
08/12/2016
NBCUniversal Careers

Been there , done that… got the crew jacket.. its a blast and a lot of stress all rolled up…

Check out the behind the scenes of our NBC Olympics production located in Stamford, Connecticut at NBC Sports's headquarters. #WorkAtNBCU #LifeAtNBCU

http://ow.ly/oWOC30397KQ

Its called being prepared like a pro.
08/11/2016
PetaPixel

Its called being prepared like a pro.

This is what a Sports Illustrated shooter brings to the Olympics.

Priortize regularly (not just once a week), learn to question assumptions (critical thinking skills), think about effici...
06/27/2016
Inc. Magazine

Priortize regularly (not just once a week), learn to question assumptions (critical thinking skills), think about efficiency and effectiveness working together (what builds momentum and traction)… and all the other things mentioned in this article.

Mistake 2: Focusing your time on those who demand it. (via American Management Association)

Love these kinds of stories because they show people looking adversity straight in the face and saying… "(insert your ...
06/27/2016
Business Insider

Love these kinds of stories because they show people looking adversity straight in the face and saying… "(insert your own adjective or motivation phrase here)"

It all started with a chance encounter.

Ah, a more comprehensive look at SEO… for those who are interested.
06/05/2016
Inc. Magazine

Ah, a more comprehensive look at SEO… for those who are interested.

Focus on creating trust through everything you do online.

Spoiler Alert:  A key thing in this article is also knowing the clients and end-user customer really well… and all the...
05/07/2016
Inc. Magazine

Spoiler Alert: A key thing in this article is also knowing the clients and end-user customer really well… and all the other good points made here.

The best advertising comes with a wink and a smile.

Ah, a solid checklist… take note.
04/09/2016
Inc. Magazine

Ah, a solid checklist… take note.

Invest in your personal development. Your business grows to the extent you do. Learn to put yourself on the line every single day.

Taking longer to get things right might be a wonderful thing.
03/25/2016
The Hollywood Reporter

Taking longer to get things right might be a wonderful thing.

Is 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 2' worth the wait?

Descent article, but leaves out a few things for sure… Anyone care to comment on what got left out here?
03/07/2016
Business Insider

Descent article, but leaves out a few things for sure… Anyone care to comment on what got left out here?

You're better off leaving these behind.

Take note for those interested in this sector of the economy.
02/19/2016
NYS Film

Take note for those interested in this sector of the economy.

#Filmmakers are filming all over #NewYork, taking advantage of #NYSFilmIncentives and boosting local #NYEconomy.

Goes to show that brains and looks can work together… if you have the right team around you.
12/28/2015
Sofia Vergara Is (Once Again) The Highest-Paid TV Actress

Goes to show that brains and looks can work together… if you have the right team around you.

It’s no secret that Hollywood is a man’s world -- but it would be nothin' without the women. The top 10 actresses on our list this year earned a total of $140 million between June 2013 to June 2014; that's a far stretch from the combined $214 million our male TV actors earned this year. Still, no on…

Being growth minded gets lost so easy these days… glad to see people keeping the mindset and action steps alive..
12/13/2015
Inc. Magazine

Being growth minded gets lost so easy these days… glad to see people keeping the mindset and action steps alive..

"When I made the shift from a 'slow sales' model to a 'fast sales' model, my business jumped from $120,000 per year to $2.4 million per year."

Take note…
11/30/2015

Take note…

The Film and TV industry is a vital part of NYC's economy. Not only does it contribute billions, but it creates over 100,000 middle class jobs. Full-time equivalent jobs in the city's industry have grown 10%, from 94,000 to 104,000 over the last four years, according to the recent independent study conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Read the BCG study for job growth details and the economic impact of NYC’s media and entertainment industries here: on.nyc.gov/1LP0eyy

Its more about recharging the internal batteries.. and yes.. time allows this… thanks for the reminder Richard.
11/23/2015
Richard Branson Is Right: Time Is the New Money

Its more about recharging the internal batteries.. and yes.. time allows this… thanks for the reminder Richard.

In the Participation Age, a new form of payment is emerging: time.

11/15/2015
Viacommunity

Video to shift perspective… on a large scale… expect more to come… and some new outlets in the Out of Home sector… call if you want to chat more about endeavors like these coming down the pike.

Viacom partnered with WITNESS, an organization that trains and supports people using video as a tool for social change. As part of the partnership, Viacom created custom spots focused on its brands' existing initiatives and encouraging audiences to "Find your voice. Tell your story. Change the world."

Created and produced by Viacom Velocity, the campaign calls audiences to "Witness the Power of Story" by making bystanders and passersby witnesses to change through public projections around New York City. This is a behind-the-scenes look at the collaboration between Viacom and WITNESS and a glimpse into how Velocity made this huge-scale concept into a living, breathing reality.

Yes, this is significant folks.
11/05/2015
Expedia acquires HomeAway for $3.9 Billion

Yes, this is significant folks.

Expedia has gobbled up another aspect of the travel and vacation business, today announcing the acquisition of vacation rental company (and Airbnb competit

Music as part of the team effort
11/05/2015
The Functions of Music in Film

Music as part of the team effort

There are many different ways in which you can use music in film order to enhance the film that you are making. Some of these reasons have to do with emotions, whereas some help to move along the narrative, or point the audience in the right direction. Take a look: Commenting This used to be very…

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