January 2, 2018

New Year…New JEN!

New Year…New JEN! by Caleb Chapman I am writing this from my hotel room in Dallas as we begin preparations for my favorite week of the year. I’m so excited to kick off the new year with many of my closest friends at our annual conference. That list includes our dedicated board members, world-class conference staff, […]

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December 5, 2017

10 – 9 – 8 … 3 – 2 – 1…Launch! Get ready for an Explosion of Growth!

10 – 9 – 8 … 3 – 2 – 1…Launch! Get ready for an Explosion of Growth! by Sharon Burch, JEN Managing Director Have you noticed the theme for this year’s conference? “Now’s the Time! Following a decade of success with a future of growth.” The theme, penned by JEN President Caleb Chapman, is not […]

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November 7, 2017

Signature Chapters & Societies

Launch A JEN Signature Chapter & Society by Caleb Chapman After months of anticipation, the brand new JEN website launched this month. This process was started months ago but required the full-time attention of someone to get it over the finish line. That person was our Managing Director, Sharon Burch! Since accepting her position with […]

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October 4, 2017

Jazz: Music of Inclusion and Individuality

Jazz: Music of Inclusion and Individuality by Caleb Chapman I was surfing social media today and saw a CNN interview with iconic sports broadcaster, Bob Costas regarding the recent protests in the NFL and other professional sports. The interviewer said he appreciated Mr. Costas’ commentary on the situation and suggested he become more involved in […]

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September 1, 2017

Improvisers as Innovators

Improvisers As Innovators by Caleb Chapman, JEN President I spend an equal amount of time in my role as a business executive as I do playing, producing, and teaching music. As a matter of fact, I will admit that I am just as passionate about business as I am music. This dual-career aspect of my […]

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