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  • By Cathryn miller
    Apr 9, 2018
    Even after 34 years in the industry this book is a must. No matter if you are a seasoned DJ or someone just starting out, this book is full of some of the best kept secrets that will put you on the road to success. Mike has put so much valuable information into an easy to read well presented book, you will absolutely not regret purchasing this book. If you want to excel at your trade then this book is a must have.
  • By Richard Kunkel
    Apr 6, 2018
    Mike Wieder‘s book “Be The Difference Maker” is a must read for all DJ’s and entertainers alike. I read it twice immediately and then I noticed Mike’s phone number was at the end of the book. Who puts their phone number at the end of a book? I called, who calls? He took time out of his busy schedule to talk with me. He’s a standup guy, an industry leader, trendsetter, unique individual and a wonderful storyteller. Buy this book if you are reading this review. It’s full of most valuable insights and inspiration. Powerful quotes, stories of failures and humble learning experiences, real life testimonials and thought evoking creative ideas and questions that will help you improve your skill set. Mike has 35 years experience! If the book is this fun to read.... one can only imagine his events.
  • By Artem Lomaz
    Mar 8, 2018
    Those that know Mike Wieder well, know that he is full of anecdotes, references, and examples for almost any situation. In other words, the man has many stories…and he’s not afraid to use them. For over three decades, Mr. Wieder has been an industry leader, and mentor, that many event entertainers turn to for advice; from technical support to performance guidance. A veteran contrarian, Mike is known for his outside-the-box ideas (a box which he admittedly wants no part of), as well as his penchant for adjustment. For those that don’t have the fortune of personally knowing Mike Wieder, he’s luckily compiled a good portion of his expertise into his book, “Be The Difference Maker: A Blueprint for Transforming DJs into Entertainers”. Regardless of your familiarity with Mike, after any interaction with him, whether it’s a face-to-face conversation, or simply reading an excerpt from his book, the sentiment that you’ll be left with will simply be, “step your game up!”. From outlining that... More > “experience” and “professional” aren’t the powerful words that we assume them to be, to his notions of “talent trumps toys” and “experience vs. the right type of experience” Wieder’s book stands out amongst many others as it compiles a great deal of valuable information and yet makes for an easy read. Mike’s light-hearted and humorous approach to life is evident on the pages of “Be The Difference Maker” as he takes the reader on a reflective journey of his thirty-five plus year career as an event entertainer, while also planting seeds of encouragement and ideation. While outlining things that you can, and things that you absolutely shouldn’t, say at events, to jokes about his personal negative experiences with Bruce Willis movies, and guidelines of handling a variety of circumstances, “Be The Difference Maker: A Blueprint for Transforming DJs into Entertainers” entertains from cover to cover, and subtly provides a multitude of tips and action steps that will have you reaching back on the shelf to read the book over and over again…until you realize that it’s best to just have multiple copies so that you can always have one on you for reference. -Artem Lomaz Award-Winning Entertainment Provider/Performer Founder/Principal Event Host, NinetyThree Entertainment< Less
  • By George
    Mar 7, 2018
    Be the Difference Maker is a great book. Not only has it given me new and improved ideas for my events, it has also helped increase my bookings. Thank you Mike Wieder.
  • By Troy A. Baldwin
    Mar 7, 2018
    I have been a businessman in the Entertainment Industry for over 20 years as a DJ/MC. In 1997 after relocating from Tennessee to New Jersey I officially launched my entertainment business with very little knowledge of the business itself. As I began my journey into the entertainment world I realized that I still had a lot to learn about entertaining audiences. Fortunately I lived in New Jersey where I was able to network with some of the best DJ's & MC's in the country. By attending the DJ EXPO in Atlantic City every summer I had access to all of the tools needed to make my business grow! It was at the DJ EXPO where I had the privilege to meet Mike Wieder for the first time! Mike's unique entertainment style, quick wit and his ability to establish a rapport with virtually anyone that he met made him an instant mentor of mine. Over the years Mike and I become close friends and worked events together. When Mike shared his desire to put his life experiences in the entertainment... More > industry over the past 35 years into print I could harldy wait to receive my copy of the book! Whether you are new to this indusrty or have been entertaining audiences for many years you will find information in this book that is helpful to improving your shows. You will also find nuggets on how to communicate more with your clients which will help improve your bottom line as well. "Be The Difference Maker" is a must have for any DJ, MC, or entertainer. It is also a great resource for anyone that is trying to plan a successful event.< Less
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Product Details

Publisher
Mike Wieder
Published
December 21, 2017
Language
English
Pages
150
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
0.22 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
Product ID
23461512
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