The Golden Rules

#13 Derek Crownover: Commit and Vacuum

March 29, 2019 Season 1 Episode 13
The Golden Rules
#13 Derek Crownover: Commit and Vacuum
The Golden Rules
#13 Derek Crownover: Commit and Vacuum
Mar 29, 2019 Season 1 Episode 13
Tim Gray / Derek Crownover
Commit and Vacuum
Show Notes

On Episode 13 of The Golden Rules, Partner and Entertainment lawyer, Derek Crownover, of the law firm Dickinson Wright joins us to share his journey to success and his golden rules for life and business.

#QOTD "I want to make you more money than you will ever pay me"

- Don't be a bastard
- Pull and all nighter
- Commit and Vacuum 
- Do the things you do not want to do with joy
- Work extremely hard
- Pick up the phone and communicate 
- Decide to get better everyday
- Learn to really listen
- Collaborate
- Ask the right questions
- Build real relationships with your clients

Derek is an entrepreneur, attorney, 22-year music industry veteran, former adjunct professor of entertainment law at the Curb Music Business School at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

Over his career his music clients have sold over 450 million records and gained 100 billion streams. He's serves as counsel and Board Member for T.J. Martell Foundation, has been named to the best lawyers in America list, honored as a 2017 Attorney for Justice by the Tennessee Supreme Court, listed in Chambers USA, named "Best Lawyer in Entertainment Law", Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms, 2009-present, named a "Super Lawyer", Selected “Best of Bar” by Nashville Business Journal and many more.


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