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The Studio Business Book: A Guide to Professional Recording Studio Business and Management, Third Edition by Jim Mandell, Mitch Gallagher

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Some Personal Philosophy

Jim Mandell shares some advice, garnered from his years at Interlok:

“A few great truths have come to me over the course of my life and career, inspired by example, experience, and ultimately from simply surviving the passage of time. Here they are.”

Burn Clean

Live your life as close to the truth as you can possibly stand. Stretching the truth, exaggeration, fibs, white lies, masquerading, and out-and-out slander all have their place in life. But the more you rely on them, the more explaining and looking over your shoulder you have to do later on.

Telling, and living, the truth is one of life’s most difficult challenges. But it is undeniably its own sweetest reward. It touches you in everything you do, every moment ...

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