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Dave Carroll
Works at Big Break Enterprises
Attended Carleton University
Lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Musician behind United Breaks Guitars, Storyteller, Singer-Songwriter, Public Speaker, Author
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Dave Carroll is a Singer-Songwriter and Social Media Innovator from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is also co-founder of the complaint resolution platform Gripevine.

Following his 2009 YouTube music video United Breaks Guitars, about his poor customer service experience with United Airlines, Dave's career blossomed and he is now a highly-sought-after Performer, Content Creator, Author, Keynote Speaker and Consumer Advocate. His first book, United Breaks Guitars: The Power of One Voice in the Age of Social Media, was published in May 2012 by Hay House Publishing

Dave released a new album called "Raincoat in Vegas" in September 2012 and Sons of Maxwell released their second Christmas album "Christmas Super Deluxe" in December 2012.
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  • Carleton University
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  • Big Break Enterprises
    Owner, 1990 - present
  • Big Break Enterprises
    Owner, 1990 - present
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Previously
Timmins, ON - Ottawa, ON - Halifax, NS

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I'm a big fan of Country music and have been for a long time. My friend and co-producer Scott Ferguson and I were following some of the online criticism of the Bro Country genre one day when we joked about the fun we could have making a lighthearted offering of our own. The song was born the next day and this video was just too much fun to make. Thanks to everyone who took part in creating "Froggy on Ya Baby." It was a truly collaborative effort.

Download Froggy on Ya Baby here:
iTunes - http://bit.ly/FroggybyDCitunes

DaveCarrollMusic - http://bit.ly/FroggyDCM

(C) 2016 Dave Carroll / Big Break Enterprises
http://davecarrollmusic.com

Video Produced at FMP Matrix
http://fmpmatrix.com/

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Last week in England I picked up a beautiful new Astha Guitar from Lukas Brunner of Switzerland and Santosh Gnanakan of India.

+Astha Guitars is the fruit of an amazing social project to make world-class guitars and use the proceeds to create meaningful work and transform lives in India.

I will be proudly playing their guitar and shining a light on their story at future speaking events because the instrument sounds amazing. More than that though, they are precisely the kind of company the world needs and a perfect example of Compassionate Design in action. People from diverse regions coming together to create something beautiful, for the right reasons, with no compromises, where the customer gets exceptional value and the profit is used for sustainability.

Astha means "hope" and I'm excited to be involved in this project. My guitar is serial # 8. How cool is that? Check them out to learn more.

Swiss-Indian Partnership. Astha Guitars is a social enterprise based on a unique partnership between the Swiss Guitar Company Brunner Guitars and the Indian NGO called ACTS which is committed to wholistic development through projects that revolve around education, environment and health ...
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What does water give to you? #WorldWaterDay #WaterDay
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"I've since traveled to over 25 countries now to share my message about the implications of our connection with one another, customer service, branding and the power of storytelling. I'm still making my own music but am also grateful to write songs that bring out the essence of a message for organizations or businesses with integrity."

What becoming YouTube Famous can do for your life, career, and business.
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Have you seen all 3 parts of my micro series, 'There's Got to be a Better Way - Portrait of a Wannabe Volunteer?' Catch up with the FULL SERIES below. Outtakes to follow tomorrow! smile emoticon Enjoy!
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Today we launch the first episode in the world's first 3 part micro series docu-drama; a film called: "There's Got To Be A Better Way" (complete with original soundtrack).

Today's installment frames a unbelievable situation I was faced with before Christmas. Episodes 2 and 3 will blow your mind.

This is a love story. A story of fathers and sons, of husbands and wives standing up against a cruel and unjust system. In this film, Tom Brokaw meets Tom Cruise. You'll laugh , you'll cry and, most of all , you'll become informed.

Now relax for the next 3 minutes .... And prepare yourself.


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Laurie Zook was kind enough to have myself and Chief Ron Siarnicki of the National Fallen Fire Fighters on her show to discuss the song I wrote for them and the work the NFFF does.

Here's the link if you're interested :

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"Every customer matters, every customer has a voice and the ability to share that voice today like never before." ‪#‎SEMABizTip‬
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"I think consumers need to be aware that getting some traction behind your story, whether it be one person on the phone or trying to build a platform around it to gain awareness, you have to start with a more compassionate approach. You’ll attract more people to your cause if you don’t get angry."

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Nearly eight years ago, Dave Carroll wrote a song about the unfortunate plight of his guitar aboard a United flight to Nebraska. It quickly garnered millions of views on YouTube and the resulting outcry caused the company’s stock to dive 10 percent—evaporating some $180 million in share value. Today, the … Continue reading
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For your #FridayFunny, outtakes from There's Got to be a Better Way! :) Also, for those that have been asking, I am still without a clean criminal records check but I will be sure to let you know how it ultimately unfolds...

http://bit.ly/OuttakesBW
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Enjoying the videos for "There's Got to be a Better Way - Portrait of a Wannabe Volunteer?" DOWNLOAD the Soundtrack for FREE, here: 
DOWNLOAD THE MP3 or listen to Soundtrack to the 3 part micro series docu-drama; a film called: "There's Got To Be A Better Way (Portrait of a Wannabe Volunteer)." Inspired by an unbelievable situation Dave Carroll was faced with before Christmas, when attempting to become a Volunteer at his son's school. This is a love story. A story of fathers and sons, of husbands and wives standing up against a cruel and unjust system. You'll laugh , you'll...
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Previously on Episode 1 of "There's Got To Be A Better Way: Portrait of a Wannabe Volunteer", I explained what the criminal records check protocol is for people who, apparently have no fingerprints.

Today in Episode 2, and in the exciting conclusion tomorrow, Jill and I offer another solution... my take on "A Better Way"!

Please enjoy.

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