The Competition Myth Jul 03, 2021
What if I said there’s no such thing as competition? Yes, even in the music industry. I was talking to someone influential in the industry and my life about this and his simple, short answer was he does not believe in competition, at all. I thought that was refreshing to hear. In this...
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S.T.R.U.M. The 5 pillars of a sustainable career in music Jul 03, 2021
We all are looking for the secret sauce to having a long-lasting career in music. What is THAT thing (or things) that can help us take our passion and turn it into a career? I think that is a very big answer, I was walking with my daughter the other day and had this thought pop...
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Bloom where you are planted, but don’t get used to the pot Jul 03, 2021
 I heard an awesome quote and it said, “When is the best time to plant a tree? 20 years ago. When is the second best time to plant a tree? TODAY!”
 
So how does that relate to us on our music journey? It means that the best time to get started is right now and not to wait....
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IMPOSTER SYNDROME Jul 03, 2021
Google says, “Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a...
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How to Promote Yourself as a Faith-Based Artist Jul 03, 2021
The word “promotion” sometimes has a negative connotation for most of us when we hear it. You might have some kind of loud, brash, over-the- top ad that comes to mind. I would even go as far as saying a lot of us do not even liked to be promoted too. So with all of that in mind, how...
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Power in the Playlist Jul 03, 2021
Growing up I was always the one who would make mixtape cd’s for everyone I knew. I loved the idea of putting together a compilation of songs from different artists that all fit the same mood. I remember I made one called “Mellow Mix” for my dad. He loved it so much that he kept...
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