There isn’t a lot I know about working with clients that I didn’t learn from Hall & Oates.
Whether it’s interpreting qualitative research results (“Out of Touch”), negotiating production budgets (“Rich Girl”), or knowing when to turn down opportunities that just don’t fit our particular skill sets (“I Can’t Go for That”), the poets of Philadelphia have quite a few business insights to pass along.
But perhaps the best advice Daryl and John ever offered was on the subject of collaboration, as featured in the 1983 hit single, “One on One.” Sure, on the surface, this is a song about a man who’s tired of playing the field, and his attempts to woo a particular woman. (The song also features a persistent sports analogy that I assume was included to keep the male half of the Hall & Oates audience engaged.)Read more