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Welcome Back to the Real World

August 1, 2009

That wonderful musical cocoon you have been in while participating in whatever summer program you have chosen has or is about to wind down. It has been an amazing experience and you have been nurtured and surrounded by fellow musicians who are for the most part, of like mind. You have been allowed to leave || Continue »

Entrepreneurs: Nature or Nurture?

July 1, 2009

I’m sure like many other singers, you dream of eventually having a successful professional singing career and all that comes with it. It is foremost in your mind. And I know you have spent much time, energy and monies on gaining a solid vocal technique, polishing your languages and understanding the characters that you will || Continue »

Reaching Out

February 1, 2009

Whether President Obama was your candidate or not, did you feel the energy and excitement generated during the inauguration January 20th? How did it make you feel? Did it give you hope and energy? His inaugural speech resonated strongly within me giving me much to ponder. I would like to share some of these thoughts || Continue »

New Year’s Resolutions, 2008

January 1, 2009

Formulating and then actually articulating and carrying out New Years resolutions you consider believable and worthy of your time, energy and money, are most times just frivolous wishes and dreams which quickly fade away after the first few days and weeks of the new year. How would it be for you if you made even || Continue »

Take a Break and Relax – Your guide to taking a mental vacation

July 1, 2008

When was the last time you took a break from even thinking about singing or your career? Have you ever given yourself permission to take a mental vacation from singing? Even if you have to continue earning a living, you need a break or vacation from living this double life as bread earner and singer. || Continue »

From Stuck to Unstuck – Apr 2008

April 1, 2008

2008 is 25% over. Here we are facing the first part of April. Do you feel stuck where you are? How many of you feel like you are doing all the right things but are still coming up short when it comes to seeing much positive progress towards reaching your singing career goals? Does it || Continue »

It’s a Brand New Day, a Brand New Year! So, What Do You Plan to Do With It?

January 1, 2007

You have spent your time, energy and money on preparing your voice, performance skills and music; your product. How much time, energy and money have you spent on setting up your business to sell your product? Let me say that another way, yes, if you are interested in having a singing career, a beautiful voice || Continue »

Procrastination – the Universal Equalizer

April 1, 2006

Procrastination is an extremely versatile phenomenon. It does not discriminate: it is practiced by both sexes, and is cross-cultural, observed in all ethnicities and religions-a sort of one-size-fits-all force with which we all have at least a passing familiarity, and all participate in to one extent or another. It is also a uniquely human condition. || Continue »

Stop Spinning Your Wheels – Start Setting Yourself in Motion!

January 1, 2006

I’ve noticed that so many singers today burn out before they even begin their careers. We lose some really great voices before they even begin because they simply give up. They get tired of trying to figure out how to get their foot in the door that will really take them to the next step || Continue »

Creating Goals and Taking Action

February 1, 2005

Last month we talked about the different traits or patterns of behavior that motivate us. I would like to tell you a personal story that illustrates how this works. Once, when visiting Mexico with my children, I had an amazing experience. We were at a beach where the ocean was very rough and big waves || Continue »

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