CAN’T BUY ME LOVE: Business Lessons from The Beatles Management
The Beatles were the greatest songwriters of all time-- but even those timeless songs couldn't sell themselves. In the beginning, no record company, radio station, or concert hall wanted to touch the Beatles. It took a young, brilliant entrepreneur named Brian Epstein to change all that. Drawing from the entertaining, inspiring and untold story of "the man who made the Beatles," learn a series of business skills applicable to any organization or company, at any stage in your corporate history or development-- whether you're a start-up seeking success, or you're a successful company seeking to become a legend. Topics include:
- The Value of both Practical and Esoteric Goals
- Using Technology and Going Viral
- Identifying Trends v. Creating Progress
- Pushing industry Boundaries without Alienating Partners and Customers
- Succession Plans
A Day in the Life: The Art of Historical Story Telling
As Beatles manager Brian Epstein once said, “Mythology is better and more fondly remembered than history! So we create legends rather than recount truths.” The bestselling author of The Fifth Beatle, a graphic novel that recounts the untold true story of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, Tiwary seamlessly weaves history, fantasy, music and dreams into one groundbreaking work of art. In this inspiring and educational presentation, Tiwary teaches how to blend the hard facts with narrative fiction and creative fantasy, delicately balancing the responsibility of telling the truth with the needs of relaying a good story.
The Color of Dreams: Breaking Down Ethnic Barriers in the Arts & Entertainment
Young people of South Asian heritage often find themselves pigeonholed into fields like engineering, medicine or technology. Rebelling against society’s stereotypes, Tiwary’s tenacity and creativity enabled him overcome the misconceptions placed upon him to enter and thrive on the worlds of art and entertainment. To date, he has pushed the boundaries of Broadway and brought a new and multi-ethnic audience to the theatre (“A Raisin In The Sun,” Green Day’s “American Idiot”). He also became the first film producer to secure unmitigated access to the Beatles’ song catalog for the feature film The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, based on his #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name. Tiwary now shares his impressive story with audiences worldwide, showing how he fearlessly carved his own career path in a foreign industry, against all odds and established norms.
MUSICIANS ON CALL: Delivering The Healing Power of Music
When his mother died of cancer at the young age of 56, budding entertainment entrepreneur Vivek J. Tiwary honored her passion for the arts by founding Musicians On Call, a non-profit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities nationwide. 15 years later, Musicians On Call has performed for over half a million patients, and has been supported by entertainment luminaries from Bruce Springsteen to Britney Spears. Hear how Vivek conceived and founded Musicians On Call, and how he balanced his nonprofit life with building a professional career as an award-winning Broadway producer and author.
Musical Notes: An Evening with Writer/Producer Vivek J. Tiwary
A bestselling author and award-winning producer for Broadway, film and television, Tiwary has carved an unusual path that stretches from New York’s Lower East Side to England’s Liverpool. Working with artists across the musical spectrum – including the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Green Day, Alanis Morissette, Shania Twain, Bon Jovi and Kiss – Tiwary entertains and inspires audiences with anecdotes across his storied career, showing how he broke down barriers to build up success. Enlightening and enlivening, Tiwary’s unique delivery is certain to stimulate the mind and the senses in this unforgettable program.
From Broadway to the Beatles: Applying the Immigrant Experience to a Life in the Arts
Since childhood, Vivek J. Tiwary's immigrant parents drilled into him the absolute necessity to amount to something in this great land of opportunity, the United States. The problem was Vivek didn't want to be a doctor or an engineer, as the children of Indian immigrants are typically pushed to become. Learn how Vivek turned ethnic and political obstacles into assets to fulfill his dreams of working in the arts-- and became a #1 New York Times best-selling graphic novelist (The Fifth Beatle), a Tony-Award winning Broadway producer (Green Day's American Idiot), and a television showrunner working with the Beatles.