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In Praise of Patreon

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Join the MusicPreneur.Community Anyone who knows me or who follows my podcast knows that I’m an advocate unequivocally for the free market when it comes to economics. I know… Music and economics are strange bedfellows, right? But we’re entrepreneurs, so it’s kind of important to have at least a tiny bit of knowledge on the…

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That’s a Horrible Idea. What Time?

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I had a good laugh the other day when I saw someone wearing a shirt that said that. I went up and told him so and his wife said it was the third time that day someone had remarked on it. It just goes to show that clever and intriguing wins out every time. Did…

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If You Have “Time to Spare,” You’re Doing it Wrong

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Time to Spare? Recently, a friend of mine and I were talking about an idea he had for a book. My friend is a music professor at a local university. His idea was to write a book of warm-ups for brass players based on music theory. As he described the idea, I could sense a…

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Characteristics of the Non-Drifter

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In my previous post, I listed all the qualities of a “drifter.” This is a term Napoleon Hill used in his book, Outwitting the Devil to describe those folk who wander aimlessly through life – who rely on popular opinion and culture as the major influences in the most important decisions in their lives. Sadly, this…

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Characteristics of the Drifter

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A wonderful book I’m currently re-reading is Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill. The basic premise of the book is that Hill is interviewing The Devil, the feared one who prevents people from making an impact in the world around them. If you’re familiar with C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, it’s similar to that. The main cause of…

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How to Know If You Should Pursue That Project

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You have a great idea. Should you pursue it? You’re going to be lonely. You’ll hear lots of crickets. No one is going to care about what you’re doing. You’ll have many moments questioning your decision. You’ll experience many moments of intense frustration, depression and poverty. If your response is, “Hell yeah!” then do it.…

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How the Business of Baseball Conflicts With Genuine Business Principles

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Tweet to @maestrompc Purchase the Musicpreneur Apprentice Program today! The Business of Baseball… 41 years into my life, the only sport I really enjoy watching and following is baseball. There’s nothing wrong with the NFL, NBA, NHL, etc. Actually, there’s plenty wrong with all of the above, but I’ve just settled on baseball as my…

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12. The Starving Artist Despises the Need for Money

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the thriving artist makes money to make art Receive this series directly in your email inbox! Check out the other posts from this series **This is Part 12 of a 12 part series based on the principles from Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age by Jeff Goins. If you would like these…

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11. The Starving Artist Masters One Craft

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The thriving artist masters many Receive this series directly in your email inbox! Check out the other posts from this series **This is Part 11 of a 12 part series based on the principles from Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age by Jeff Goins. If you would like these articles delivered directly…

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10. The Starving Artist Sells Out to an Early Bidder

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the thriving artist owns his work Receive this series directly in your email inbox! Check out the other posts from this series **This is Part 10 of a 12 part series based on the principles from Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age by Jeff Goins. If you would like these articles delivered…

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A collection of cool quotes from the podcast