President & Founder
Wednesday, October 16, 9AM-5PM
Thursday, October 17, 11AM
LJ Malberg is the Founder and CEO of The Reliance Company, a Workplace Culture, Mindfulness and Integrated Strategies Coaching and Consulting company focused on Compassion-based Work within the Music Industry. She is the Founder and President of Compassionate Muse, a learning community for Music Business Professionals and the Compassionate Muse Project, an ongoing independent study of Compassion-based Leadership across the US top 5 Industries. Her work spans more than two decades in Music & Entertainment industry from dancer, choreographer, jazz vocalist and Artist Representative for clients such as Ultra Gypsy, Chuck D of Public Enemy’s Slam Jamz label artists, Apple, NASA, Cisco Systems to notable roles such as Music Market Strategy and Organizational Design Strategy (Eventbrite North America, Music) and Director of Client Development (TicketWeb/Ticketmaster U.S.). Additionally, some of her work on compassion-based movement can be found in Dancing with Dharma, Essays on Movement and Dance in Western Buddhism (McFarland). She is a well-respected leader, mentor and speaker and sparks intuitive, authentic and empathetic human interaction that leads to compassionate solutions in Music regardless of race, gender identity, rank or title, social status, religion, disability.
In addition, LJ continues to speak on behalf of and for Women in Music Industry across the U.S.. She is the Founding Mentor and six-time guest speaker for Women in Music Industry at the Scripps School of Communication, Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University WIMI student group. The focus of their success has been to uncover social roadblocks through compassion-based collaborative thinking as well as help to identify their individual “voice” and strengths as they move forward into the competitive landscape and still, male-dominated Music Industry.
About Compassionate Muse:
Founded by LJ Malberg in 2017, Compassionate Muse is a 4-Stage Career Development Learning Community for Music Business Professionals. We offer Coaching, Consulting, Training and Networking for Individuals and Teams, laser focused on making work BETTER for good. Our philosophy is steeped in the transformation through the application of Compassion-based Work strategies and creating true “Win-Win-Win” outcomes; redefining what it means to be successful in the Music Business. Our mission is to holistically support the career growth of Music Business Professionals and to facilitate understanding, joy and inspiration into everyday work.