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Philosophy

Real talk about empathy
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The Power of Real Talk in the Music Rehearsal

Philosophy

Real talk? Students will work for you if they know you ‘get them.’ Talk to them. (Stay with generalizations so you don’t get into I.E.P. territory.). Encourage them to understand WHY they feel their feelings. Encourage them to think from…

Your Tribe
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Do you know who’s in your tribe?

Personal, Philosophy

Who’s in your “tribe”? Your faithful friends? Your real friends? Whatever you wish to call them. I love this term “tribe” coined by marketing genius Seth Godin. And it’s a topic I discuss frequently in my clinics on music careers…

Q&A with Steven Snowden and Ivan Trevino
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Q&A: Steven Snowden / Ivan Trevino

Composition, Philosophy

I asked both Steven Snowden and Ivan Trevino a question. They answered. I asked a couple of the most popular composers today to give me a 3 – 5 sentence response during a little Q&A. Here’s what they said. Question: If you…

Sunrise
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13 Life Lessons to Consider

Personal, Philosophy

Be the best version of yourself. Always surround yourself by the best people possible. Try to influence from within the organization. Do stuff with other people’s best interest in mind. Embrace being uncomfortable. Never be too proud to learn from others….

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