Meghan Smith - Melody Note Vintage

Punk Principles with Meghan Smith of Melody Note Vintage

On this episode of One Step Beyond, we are joined Meghan Smith, founder of Melody Note Vintage in Palm Springs, California.

This episode delves into bringing punk ethos into the business world. In this conversation, Aram and Meghan discuss the valuable skillset punks bring to business. Contrary to conventional stereotypes, punks’ DIY expertise and creativity can push thinking outside the box and be a game changer.

Meghan explains the catalyst of taking the leap to open her brick-and-mortar storefront and the significant impact of the timing. Meghan further shares about recognizing the importance of trusting your instincts and being open to new ideas. On this episode, Aram and Meghan discuss what it means to charge for historical knowledge and the value of expertise.


  • The benefit of being open and adaptable
  • Punk corporate skills
  • Charging the value of your expertise
  • Becoming an accidental Tic Toc Influencer

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