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Can you hear the wheels of musical commerce a whistling in the wind? Every Friday, I'm going to share with my valued subscribers cool things I've discovered - all to help you be the best person, musician, entrepreneur, all around good guy/gal you can be If you have any suggestions, or if you want me… The post Weekly Roundup October 12, 2018 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Are you holding yourself accountable as a MusicPreneur? One of the best ways you can do so is to share your goals with someone else, and let them help you with that accountability. I provide FREE coaching every Friday at 11 am EST. Visit to grab your 12 minute slot today! Please enter your name.… The post MusicPreneur Isn’t What We Do… appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Please enter your name. Please enter a valid email address. Register Now! Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again. It's one thing we don't want to talk about... The thing we fear most in this life - right up there with public speaking. Death. And what to do with our estate once… The post Alex Heiche of Sound Royalties on the importance of having a will appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
The electric guitar had Jimi Hendrix. The trumpet had Harry James. The clarinet had Benny Goodman. Every instrument has had a pioneer that pushed the envelope and made it conscious in the mainstream. Toots Thieleman on the harmonica. Arnold Jacobs on the tuba. And the bassoon...has somehow survived without a prominent figure leading the way.… The post “The Hendrix of the Bass”: The Life and Legacy of Jaco Pastorius appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
A couple of weeks ago, I conducted some "market research." I went on a Facebook group for musicians who are entrepreneurially minded (or so I thought) and asked the question: "What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word "entrepreneur?" The answers ranged from profound to downright insulting. But it's not… The post I asked musicians to define entrepreneurship. Here are the results. appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Hailing from just south of Toronto, Ontario Canada, Tia McGraff is an internationally-renowned, award-winning Americana/singer-songwriter and author. Accompanying Tia on her musical journey is her life/musical partner, Tommy Parham. The two met and married while both were living in Nashville, TN and have enjoyed an extensive career performing, song writing and recording together for more… The post Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself; and Treat Your Customers (fans) As Your Neighbor appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
In late March, early April timeframe, I experienced this weird phenomenon called... Well, I don't know what to call it other than misplaced idealism turned into self-righteous indignation. Because I showed insufficient remorse for what seemed like a dumb question on my Facebook group dealing with women trumpet players, I endured the wrath of a… The post About that Drama in Trumpet Land Earlier This Year… appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
While perusing Facebook a while back, I came across a post in a musician's forum about something that I thought had bit the dust. But it turns out that it's alive and kicking, and as far as musicians are concerned, it's prime real estate. Translation: No one is using it. Yet. But that could change,… The post About this Little Known Tool That Can Dramatically Increase Your Engagement with Customers All Over the World appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
In the summer of 2017, I did a series of podcasts called Secrets of the Musical Mind. The goal of the podcast was to get into the heads of peak performers - almost all trumpet players - and discover what it was about their mental approach that enabled them to perform at a very high… The post The Inner Game of Peak Performance Mastery, Why We Make Repeatedly Make Mistakes, & Utilizing “Centering” to Achieve Our Performance Potential w/ Dr. Don Greene appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
So, after a long time apart, my three listeners and I finally reconnected for a blessed time of fellowship. We recapped our summers, and I made a few observations about the gigging scene here on Virginia Beach. Not in Virginia Beach, the city, but the actual beach. I guess I need to get out more, because I'm… The post Summer Recap, Gigging Life on the Beach, and A Lesson in Entrepreneurship from My Favorite TV Show appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
If you missed Stephen's fantastic interview on the podcast this past Sunday, you may listen here. How to Identify What's Important There's so much advice out there, but we all have different needs, desires, circumstances. So Stephen doesn't focus on teaching what to do, but finding your why. Once you know your why, then you'll know what to do.… The post How to Set Parameters That Will Enable You to Achieve Your Goals as a MusicPreneur appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
About Me and My Podcast Hi. My name is James Newcomb. MusicPreneur.Com is a combination of two things that are near and dear to me: music and commerce. I believe that these are two of the most powerful forces known to man and are able to do a great deal of good (and not so… The post Why Are Classical Musicians So Sad? How to Express Your Joy and Find Your “Why” for Making Music w/ Stephen P. Brown appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 12-Build wealth. Have you ever heard the phrase, “It’s better to give than to receive?” Right now, there are all sorts of collections for school supplies for needy children. Let me ask you this: Would you prefer to be able to give school supplies, or receive them? We’re talking about building wealth – going beyond… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 12 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 11 – Finance Are you loose with your money? Do you have zero focus on what you spend every day and what money comes into your account everyday? Sadly, many people are not intentional with their money, whether incoming or outgoing. Write down your expenditures for 7 days. Are you buying coffee every day? Driving… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 11 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 10 What do you focus on in your business? Put another way… when you make a mistake, do you view yourself as a failure, or do you view it as an opportunity to improve? One of the reasons why people make these mistakes in business, is their lack of focus. Or their focus is… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 10 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
This is a classic motivational story. It was written in 1921, so while some of the language and superficial means of doing business are slightly different from today, the core focus of the story is just as relevant to us today. It’s about tenacity, overcoming obstacles, not taking “no” for an answer. And if you must… The post 157: It Shall Be Done – Peter Kyne’s “The Go-Getter” appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 8-Physical health. Without good physical health it is difficult to focus. What areas can you improve on? Exercise Make a list of your current exercise items and the amount of time per day that you spend on it. People like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have superior focus and goal achieving abilities because of their… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 8 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 7– Mental Health. Today we will look at your mental health and ask questions about what thoughts are most common in your mind? Take inventory of your negative thoughts. How do you cope with difficult situations, either in life or in your work? In your notebook, write down the common negative thoughts that you… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 7 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 6– External family, friends and co-workers for the most part are cooperative and not negative. To be clear, external family means we are talking about someone other than a spouse or your own children such as a brother, uncle, cousin, etc. There is usually one or two that do not add value to your… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 6 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 5-Relationships. What you can do to focus on your significant other and improve your relationship? This is super important. If you are not putting a great deal of focus into your relationship, everything else is going to suffer too. Know of anyone in a bad relationship, that is able to focus on their job… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 5 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 4– What are you passionate about? I mean, what would you be doing even if you didn’t get paid? Average people settle for a job they think they’re passionate about – or perhaps were passionate about 20 years ago. But whatever passion that was there is gone and they’re holding out for retirement or… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge Day 4 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 3 Day 1 we dealt with negative energy, and committed to focusing only on things that will help our body, mind and spirit. Day 2 we discussed how to minimize distractions while we go about our work. Now it’s time to get down to the real, nitty-gritty stuff. We’re going to make a list… The post 21 Day Focus Challenge. Day 3 appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
About Me and My Podcast Hi. My name is James Newcomb. MusicPreneur.Com is a combination of two things that are near and dear to me: music and commerce. I believe that these are two of the most powerful forces known to man and are able to do a great deal of good (and not so… The post 156: A Word About the DIY Musician Conference from Kevin Breuner of CD Baby appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 2 Did you know that it takes up to 15 minutes to fully recover from a distraction? This means that if you’re working on a paper, writing a song, recording a podcast, etc. every time you check Facebook, your email or your text messages screws you over royally. So here’s what we’re going to… The post Focus Challenge Day 2 of 21: Identify and Minimize Distractions appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
Day 1 Step up your success by writing the statement highlighted below, at least 25 times, if not more. Memorize this statement because you are going to repeat it every night before you sleep. “I release all negative energy from my body and mind. I command my subconscious mind to focus only on things that… The post Focus Challenge Day 1 of 21: A Checkup From the Neckup appeared first on MusicPreneur.Com.
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Created by
James Newcomb
Podcast Status
Jan 1st, 2017
Latest Episode
Oct 12th, 2018
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