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A native of Michigan, Clayton Hutson had an interest in music since childhood. He attended Central Michigan University, where he earned a Degree in Theatre Design and Technical Production. He later earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business from the University of Michigan.

While in school he worked a variety of events in the theatrical department. And after graduation, he worked for several entertainment companies. He did everything from driving equipment vehicles, handled lighting, setting up equipment, working audio equipment and much, much more. Hutson saw the impact on his employer after the last recession, and decided it was a good time to step out on faith and launch his own company. He acknowledges his previous employment experiences gave him the knowledge base and marketable skills he needed to start his own company.

Clayton Hutson believes his hard work, diligence and attention to details are the primary keys to his success. He says, he has learned to triple check all of his work. The is no room for mistakes. He has learned during his career, that within the entertainment industry, your reputation means everything. One bad experience can tarnish your name and reputation forever. He feels when your name is attached to a product or experience the end result must be perfect.

Another key to Clayton Hutson’s success is, he surrounds himself with skilled people in whom he can trust. This makes delegating tasks to his crew much easier and allows more time for him to focus his attention on more important responsibilities.

Clayton Hutson currently resides in Nashville, TN. Here he is an extremely successful entrepreneur. He specializes in event production management, sound engineering, tour producing, stage managing and more. He has now been in the music industry for over 20 years.

He has produced shows for many musical icons, such as Pink, Lady Gaga, Halsey, Kelly Clarkson, Kid Rock and Gun N’ Roses.

When asked, what advice he would give to his younger self?, Clayton answered, “ I would tell myself to prioritize my family before anyone or anything else. Additionally, I’d encourage myself to evaluate every situation with complete honesty.”

Clayton Hutson recommends everyone reads Richard Carlson’s “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and It’s All Small Stuff.” He is inspired by his favorite quotes come from Vince Lombardi, Thomas Jefferson and W.C. Fields.

You can read more about Clayton Hutson’s accomplishments, beliefs and success in his recent interview with Brotalk,

https://thebrotalk.com/brofidential/bro-qa-clayton-hutson-reveals-secrets-music-industry-success/.

https://atypicalworkday.com/clayton-hutson-a-typical-workday/

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is 44 years old. He is still new to New York City as he has spent less than two years in the city after moving from Los Angeles. He moved to New York City to host a show called Live with Kelly and Ryan. Apart from the morning show that he facilitates on the television, Ryan Seacrest involves himself in other activities such as hosting a radio show that is commonly known as On Air with Ryan Seacrest, produces television series an excellent example of the TV series that he delivers include American Idol among other lucrative business.

His daily schedule involves him waking up early in the morning around 6 o’clock. He quickly gets ready for the job. His morning preparations involve showering as well as shaving. After getting prepared, he takes matcha tea because he believes it contains important nutrients that are important in the body.

In an article from the New York Times, unlike in his early life when he was avoiding spending more time exercising these days, he is dedicating some part of his time working out because physical aspect has become very important in his life especially now that he is busy. Exercise is vital in balancing his busy schedule and keeping him physically fit. In fact these days he goes along with his trainer when he is hosting a show. For example, when he was called to host a live show with his friend Kelly in the Bahamas, he went with his trainer to make sure he attends the gym.

These days he attends a boxing lesson where he is well trained for self-defense. He also rides bikes before reporting for work because cycling at the park he finds it more fun. In the morning hours, he watches the news before leaving for work. On his way to work, he spends time reading materials.

Mr. Seacrest, according to GQ, likes taking fruits he does not like meat because he is a vegan. He believes that he works hard so that he can eat well, but he only finds time on weekends where he is available to have all meals, the family style where there is different types of food on the table as well as the accompaniment of a glass of wine.

Some time back it was proposed to him he should be meditating, but he has a low concentration that why for the last few years he has been keeping his phone away from him, in fact, he even sometimes locks it on the safe. Ryan is also busy with his foundation.

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Alex Pall is a member of a deejaying duo called The Chainsmokers which also includes Andrew Taggart. Alex Pall had an interest in being a DJ as he grew up since that was also part of his hobbies. Alex used to DJ around New York where he had been having a little career going, but he just considered his deejaying as a side work that he was passionate about.

 

Alex saw his work as a Dj to be more fun than a job, and that was scary to him. Alex was at an art gallery where he thought and saw that dance music took much of his time, and that is when he decided to give it a proper shot and invest more in it. At that time, Alex was introduced to Andrew by his manager. They both met and realized that they had the same passion and they immediately settled and started working.

 

Andrew relocated from Maine while Alex quit his job to focus more on his music career. Andrew who partnered with Alex Pall to form the Chainsmokers was also in love with electronic music, and that made his friends make fun of him while he was in college.

 

Alex and Andrew moved along together, and they would meet and work on their music for almost a whole day as they started their career. Alex Pall got more motivation through his hard work with Andrew, and they began understanding each other musically.

 

Alex used to observe what was trending on the outside world and that brought any ideas to the table since they learned a lot just by watching what others out there were doing and this helped them in shaping their identity. Alex Pall worked to become a better artist together with his partner, and this music career they had gotten into was also responsible for paying their bills.

Their journey in the music brought about a journey of self-discovery since the duo learned a lot of new things after they entirely ventured into music. Alex Pall has been able to work with many, and they guide each other so that whatever they come up with is received well by their fans.