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 …

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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 …

How To Get Better & Paid Gigs With Roberto Hernandez

Is it strange or interesting to find another drummer on the podcast? We’re just multifaceted artists, not just musicians with sticks who like to hit things, ha! I was intrigued by Roberto Hernandez from the first message he sent me. Perhaps that’s because he chose one of the most unique ways to introduce himself. Instead …

Dance To The Tune Of Your Super Fans With Carlos Castillo

“I’m just a music super fan who likes to dress up in silly clothes and dance.” That’s not only a great line from my good buddy, fellow musician coach, platform leader and hero, it’s who he is. It’s who Carlos Castillo is that makes him a dynamic leader in the music space. There are a …

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Greg Wilnau Shares Mindset Shifts For Success On Podcast

Greg Wilnau has been on my radar for a long time. He’s a fantastic human being and someone who intentionally wants to help people. It’s clear in the way that he engages with you in conversation, and illustrates the power of valuing others as a key to growth. Greg is a fellow drummer and host …

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How The Stories You Believe Lead To The Impact You Have

When I was a little kid I wanted to be Superman. Superman made an impact. He was unstoppable, invincible and incredibly powerful. I was not. On the contrary, I’ve always had a small frame. Skinny, scrawny, short. These were ready adjectives you could identify me with. Still can. I didn’t want to be Superman because …

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3 Simple Keys To Music Success With Rodney Holder

Music Business Keys To Success with Rodney Holder When it comes to business success, the entrepreneur path is essential. Most musicians are recognizing that more and more as time goes by. One of the premier places where musicians have experienced insights into how to take their careers to new levels was the Music Launch Summit, …

How To Use Experience & Training For Maximum Impact

How To Use Experience & Training For Maximum Impact

Experience Still Matters. Here’s Why You used to have to go to college or attend a seminar to get the education that’s now available online at a fraction-of-a-fraction of the cost. However, education alone won’t make you successful, no matter what field you’re in. Experience provides the testing ground to put education to work. This …

How 34 Taught Me To Embrace Failure

How 34 Taught Me To Embrace Failure

You may be wondering who or what “34” is. That’s a good question. I’ve been pretty fond of 34 for about a year. The reason: It’s my age (until Wednesday this week). It was also the number of Hakeem Olajuwon, Walter Payton, Nolan Ryan, and Bo Jackson (the greatest athlete ever, in my opinion, and …