My self-worth is not...

staying on target Mar 14, 2019

Quincy Jones is famous for the phrase: “my self-worth is not dependent upon your approval of me.”

It’s natural to feel unsure of yourself and look for reassurance. We all do it. I’ve come to believe that performers have an abundance of a “look at me, look at me, look at me” gene. It’s unavoidable. It is also natural for you to feel insecure when you are exposing yourself to criticism or judgment. Vulnerability is a huge part of the creative process.

Composers are afflicted with the same tendencies but...


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Your Emotional Investment

staying on target Mar 07, 2019

You have made your deal. You know what you are supposed to do. The stage is set for you to begin.

You invest an enormous amount of yourself  when you are creating in the hope that you...

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Breaking News: All your dreams will come true!

staying on target Feb 28, 2019

We all have expectations.

It is normal to anticipate all the good things that will happen when we get an opportunity.

The people you will meet...

The money you’ll make

The boost you will get to your…

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Being Strong

staying on target Feb 21, 2019

It’s true.

This is a tough business. You have to be tough to survive.

The constant rejection

The dog eat dog competition

Navigating through a community that confuses having a lot of contacts with few true friendships.

The inflexibility that comes with strong opinions is...

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