“It’s not who you think you want to be, it’s who you actually are that’s going to lead you out of the darkness into the forever light.”If you had seen Justin Bieber on American Idol, do you think he would have made it to the final round? (2:20)Why do great shows stop when they are still popular? (10:33)What got you into music in the first place? (15:40)Who are the greatest musicians you have played with? (23:23)Who is the most unique artist out there right now? (25:40)What are the top 3 moments of your life so far? (27:40)How do you stay open to blessings? (30:50)How did you keep getting asked by huge artists to work on their albums? (38:55)What is unique about Unify Labs supplements? (48:15)How artists are often their own worst enemy (4:27)Where Randy came up with the idea for America’s Best Dance Crew (6:40)Why simple ideas become the most popular (12:12)Why jazz musicians are the greatest musicians in the world (20:05)How to get the best opportunities even if you’re not the most talented (33:53)How Randy got his health in order after years of being overweight (42:20)If you enjoyed this episode, check out the video, show notes and more at http://www.lewishowes.com/907 and follow at instagram.com/lewishowes
You know him from American Idol, but superstar producer Randy Jackson’s career in music has included working with a who’s who of the legends of popular culture. This is a man who started playing bass in bar bands in the hood at 13, and worked his way up to being on one of the most popular television shows in history. In this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Randy Jackson talks about what really separates the stars from the failures, and what it takes to achieve lasting success. This episode is brought to you by: ButcherBox: Use the discount code: "TOM" at butcherbox.com to get 20$ off and FREE BACON DesignCrowd:Visit designcrowd.com Audible: Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free. Visit audible.com/IMPACT or text IMPACT to 500-500 Skillshare: Start learning on Skillshare today with 2 free months at skillshare.com/impacttheory Impact Theory University: Visit university.impacttheory.com today! SHOW NOTES: Randy talks about people thinking they knew him from American Idol [3:10] Randy and Tom discuss the “It” factor [4:08] Randy describes the importance of song-writing in the music industry [6:22] Randy talks about his early years paying in bars [7:21] Randy explains why humility, drive, and being in the right place is important [9:25] Randy talks about learning from older musicians [10:50] Randy illustrates how to eliminate distractions and learn who you are [12:45] Randy advocates choosing something specific and going all-out after it [15:08] Randy describes how his rejections and failures made him successful [20:21] Randy tells the story of playing with Journey for the first time [24:44] Randy and Tom discuss how learning everything allows you to create your own brand [27:21] Randy emphasizes how important it is to really know what you need [31:05] Randy describes what makes a real star [36:03] Randy explains why it’s so important to not care what the public thinks [38:27] Randy talks about how his career has lasted so long [40:10] Randy shares his values and why he still tries to help artists [42:53] Randy shares the one song he would listen to if he could only have one [46:04] Randy describes the impact he wants to have on the world [47:47] QUOTES: “They’ll hate you before they love you.” [39:35] “One of these days, you’re going to learn to want what you need, as opposed to need what you want.” [11:33] “Are you that good? Are you as good as you think you are?” [18:00] FOLLOW: TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2Gq4lbK FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/30RHcH3 INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2y6sobj
Famed session bassist and American Idol judge Randy Jackson joins Heather, along with special guest host Lindsay Dickhout, to talk about what makes a singer exceptional and his new podcast "Sessions with Randy Jackson."
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