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Blaming mentors and vilifying coaches: What I’ve learned

Blaming mentors and vilifying coaches: What I’ve learned

I’ve been noticing a higher-than-usual volume of posts complaining about certain types of coaches and ways of doing business, sometimes in the form of thinly veiled digs at specific people. I feel sad for the people posting these things because I sense that their own...

The deep fulfillment that only comes from creativity

The deep fulfillment that only comes from creativity

When I look back on the accomplishments I’m most proud of in my life, I think of: Writing, recording and releasing a healing music album (and two singles!) + the daily messages I receive about how the songs have helped people through the worst of times. Facilitating...

Fake popularity and other stale strategies for self promotion

Fake popularity and other stale strategies for self promotion

There is so much pressure in the music industry to appear popular. For example, promoters don’t want to feature artists unless they have a certain number of Spotify listeners and plays. So what do new musicians and labels do? They buy plays. They buy listeners....

Blaming mentors and vilifying coaches: What I’ve learned

Blaming mentors and vilifying coaches: What I’ve learned

I’ve been noticing a higher-than-usual volume of posts complaining about certain types of coaches and ways of doing business, sometimes in the form of thinly veiled digs at specific people. I feel sad for the people posting these things because I sense that their own...

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The deep fulfillment that only comes from creativity

The deep fulfillment that only comes from creativity

When I look back on the accomplishments I’m most proud of in my life, I think of: Writing, recording and releasing a healing music album (and two singles!) + the daily messages I receive about how the songs have helped people through the worst of times. Facilitating...

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The New Currency of Popularity

The New Currency of Popularity

One of the main shifts I’m seeing in the music industry (and beyond) is that fans are flocking to people who have a strong core message and energy. This is a big change. Before: Popularity was driven by things like radio hits, reviews, tv ads, and being associated...

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The Terrifying Magic of Trusting the Gap

The Terrifying Magic of Trusting the Gap

I’ve observed that main difference between people who have made extraordinary dreams come true in their career, love life, living situation and finances - and those who haven’t - is simple. Most people give up or settle during the “gap.” The most successful people...

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I see your wings…

I see your wings…

To all the healing music makers... The visionary art creators... And the ones who channel Beauty and Truth through their hands and onto the page. The mainstream rules don’t apply to you. You are not a solution to a problem or an image to uphold. You are not a product...

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Permission to prioritize beauty

Permission to prioritize beauty

There are so many ways our culture demands that we prioritize beauty, and many ways that are deeply discouraged. Acceptable: - Look perfect, young, stylish, thin - Be groomed in specific ways (hair, nails, shaving etc) - Have landscaping and lawns at our homes - Drive...

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The thread that ties it all together: What we really remember

The thread that ties it all together: What we really remember

I was showing my partner an old SNL video of Guido Sarducci’s 5-minute university, where for $20, he’ll give you all the education you’ll actually remember 5 years after graduating college. Economics: Supply and demand Business: Buy low, sell high Spanish: Como estas?...

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Are you waiting for a book, record or film deal?

Are you waiting for a book, record or film deal?

I have had countless conversations with new authors, musicians and script writers who tell me that they are waiting on a record label, book publisher or movie producer to sign them before they release their first project. I always nod knowingly when they tell me this,...

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Multiple Social Media Profiles – Yay or Nay?

Multiple Social Media Profiles – Yay or Nay?

One of the most common conversations I have with my clients is whether they should focus on keeping up a business profile and a personal profile on Facebook, Instagram, etc. If you’re wondering, the main question to ask yourself is this: Are you the product/service?...

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Leave A Legacy

Leave A Legacy

On my death bed Taking in my last breath What will I be thankful for And what will I regret? Will I think, “YES! I had a million dollar year!” “Everyone says they like me... yay!” “No one said mean things to me.” “I stayed out of trouble.” “I worked hard.” Or will I...

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A cure for entrepreneurial doubt and magical thinking

A cure for entrepreneurial doubt and magical thinking

Being an entrepreneur brings up all of our self worth, confidence and commitment issues... over and over again. There’s no way to avoid it - running our own business is one of the most powerful medicine paths we can choose. It’s important to remember this at all...

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The Relationship Between Creative Talent And Pleasure

The Relationship Between Creative Talent And Pleasure

The day I learned how to truly sing was the day I discovered that I actually love experiencing my own voice. Up until that point I had been trying to sing to look good, impress others, and achieve a level of expertise. I never truly enjoyed the process and no one...

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How To Choose A Coach, Guide Or Mentor

How To Choose A Coach, Guide Or Mentor

Over the years, dozens of people have emailed me because they had a reading with another Vedic Astrologer who told them something scary and traumatic, or was incredibly vague, while still being very expensive. I love reading for these people because I don’t do either...

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