Mr. Westergren says his company exists to help artists. He and Pandora have the opportunity to be the champions they say they want to be. It's time we called on the better angels of their nature to do what's right. It can't be just any help, it has to be the right kind.
Of course, we all know that if there's one truism in entrepreneurship, it's that change is the only constant we can rely on. And sometimes we really do need to change course. So how do you know if you should pivot or reboot?
These days a lot of music flies under the radar. So, how do we excavate the treasure out of what we perceive as dross? It's overwhelming. The issue here is gatekeeping. It's the only way to deal with the sheer amount of information that's out there.
The decision to chase after an alternative inspiration actually requires a substantial mental shift. And I think that step is perhaps the biggest hurdle to becoming an entrepreneur -- noticing the inspiration and believing in it.