What was your first job ever?
I had a paper route when I was 14 or so.
What do you do today to make a living?
Music, UX design, and freelance web design.
In this crazy world, what is your best advice for a budding entrepreneur, artist, or innovator?
My advice for the entrepreneur would be: be prepared to start over, constantly.
My advice for the artist would be: As much as you may want to avoid the business side of your artistic endeavors, doing so will most likely mean you have a very short career as an artist. If you want the time to develop your craft into expertise, you've got to get a firm grip on your business model.
My advice for the innovator would be: look at the field you're trying to get into. Is it over-saturated? Is there enough room and public support to...