Six years after graduating from college, I transitioned into a sales career. I was given the task of selling material handling equipment in a territory that ran from South Carolina to Maine along the east coast. I can tell you unequivocally that nothing that I learned in a textbook prepared me for selling equipment to scrap yards in some of the roughest neighborhoods in the country. I came to believe that the greatest adolescent experience in preparing me for success in my career was my involvement in music – the creativity and innovation of composing and performing, the teamwork and collaboration of playing in a band, the confidence of standing in front of an audience, and the discipline of mastering an instrument. The tendency toward reliance on the narrow assessment methodology of standardized testing comes at a time when the demand for more creative, holistic, or “whole-brained” thinking has never been greater. Daniel Pink, John Kao, Michael J. Gelb, Steve Case and others are documenting this trend and testifying of the need for educational reform. My experience prompted me to write a book on the subject entitled, “Everything We Needed to Know About Business, We Learned Playing Music,” a compilation of profiles/interviews