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How To Use Your Creativity To Empower Others

Whether you consider yourself a world-renowned artist or visionary, you have the capability to empower & change lives for the good every day. It’s your choice. Do you get up every day determined to use your creative superpowers to make a positive impact? Or do you wake up and after hitting the snooze button ten …

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Why Cold Pitch Emails Are The Bane Of Your Marketing & Don’t Work At All

I’ve got some tough love to give you. Being good at relationship building is about being genuine and not ruining connection opportunities. Here’s the hard truth: cold email pitches are absolute shit. If you’ve sent one in the past week (or even the past year), stop it. Right now! Are you frustrated with trying to …

Timothy Palmer’s Curious Philosophy On Pt 2 Of DIY Artist Route Interview

In the 2nd part of our conversation with indie musician Timothy Palmer, we pick up where we left off in the previous episode of The DIY Artist Route Podcast (listen to past episodes and the podcast archive here) Curiosity and questions are the driving force behind some of the best creations on earth. What drives …

True Success Occurs In Growing Your Roladex Garden

What if I told you that the real secrets to business growth, building a brand, growing an audience, and true success had more to do with farming than anything else? What if building a bond with someone while using your roladex could lead to real growth? All the focus on viral marketing or social media …

Two Simple Ways To Ensure You Have A Great Day

  Do you want to have a great day today? Yes, of course you do. Me too. How about a great week? Or a stellar and outstanding month? To build up to the best year of your life? Oooo yeah, that’s even better. But is setting up one good day the key to having a …

Grow More Love, Peace, And Happiness By Letting Go

We all want to have happy, healthy relationships in our lives. Too often we try to make relationships work by controlling other people. Because issues that create pain cause us to lose what we hold so close. Yet it’s interesting how letting go creates more of what we want than holding tightly does. In every …

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How To Avoid Failure With Your Networking For Real Growth

Networking. That thing marketing people to do connect with other people so they can grow their brands. That’s what you’re supposed to be doing when you go to conferences, meetups, and events, right? Traditional networking and the networking so many creatives and music-entrepreneurs (“musicpreneurs” as coined by my buddy Tommy Darker) do today are vastly …

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Tommy Darker On Why Freedom Is The Focus For Success

It’s been about ten years coming that Tommy Darker and I sync our powers together to help you grow. Here’s a guy totally committed to the art of success. Who has stayed in the fight for musicians and creatives to win in a complicated digital space for a long time. Tommy has recently launched a …

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Essential Tools For Cultivating Powerful Relationships

Every artist and creative person who is building anything wants to be connected to the right people. That’s what it means to have powerful relationships, right? That’s one of the big tenets of growth farming your relationships for success. To have an influencer (or several) on your contact list is what all of us want …

Maximize Your Growth With These Books (My 2017 Reading List Picks)

You’ve gotten through this year with a lot of lessons learned. I can certainly attest to learning much from life, people, and reflection. Books have also been an incredible teacher. As I think about some of the best growth that’s come from reading, I want to share my reading list top picks from 2017 so …