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Successful Musicians Podcast – Episode #9: Katie Zaccardi’s Holistic Approach to Strategy and Mindset

“I think that, if you’re not sure if you want to do it professionally, but you’re open to it, I would honestly say, just do what feels fun for you. And that might lead you down the path of deciding if you want to start performing and deciding that you want to release music and things like that. I feel like allowing yourself to not put pressure on figuring out what you want to do or how you want to do it, it’s something that can give you so much freedom and allow you to ultimately have more success, whether you want to keep it as a hobby or if you want to do it professionally.” ~Katie Zaccardi

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Successful Musicians Podcast – Episode #8 Part 2: Michael Walker’s Idea of Success and Finding Life’s Fulfillment

“If you don’t believe in yourself, then there’s zero chance that you’re gonna be successful with it. If you have anything worthwhile that’s worth achieving, it comes with first allowing yourself to believe it’s possible and then taking action and becoming the person that deserves to achieve the goal and I think part of that too comes with being willing to make mistakes, being willing to look stupid and not taking it personally, being willing to learn quickly” Michael Walker

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Successful Musicians Podcast – Episode #8 Part 1: Michael Walker’s Tour Hacking Technique and Advice on How Having the Right Producer Can Make or Break Your Music Career

” If you’re a musician listening to this right now, there’s probably artists who are much less talented than you who are super successful, have amazing music and it’s not necessarily because they’re more talented than you but it’s because they’re working with the right producer..” Michael Walker

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Successful Musicians Podcast – Episode #6: How Luke Robert’s Career Shift Paved the Way to True Happiness

“I am not attached to becoming Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift level, famous Ed Sheeran, that kind of thing. I want to be able to make six figures or more with just my music kind of on residual things like Patreon merch sales, stuff like that performances.

In the meantime, I think sometimes we have such a grand definition of success. It can really detract from your experience in the present to actually achieve that. So the way that I look at success now is every day I am taking another step towards the most important goals that will move me towards that.” Luke Justin Roberts

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Successful Musicians Podcast – Episode #5: Marvin Goldstein’s Advice on How to Find Fulfillment in Music and His Takeaways from Being a Musician for 60 Years

“Offer anyone, wherever you’re at, to play for them. When you find there’s a meeting or there’s a banquet or there’s whatever, offer to play for free. Play for people and work your way into everything. Then somebody will invite you to do the next one and the next one and the next one. You can’t just stay at home, practice three or four pieces, doing better than anyone’s ever played them and no one ever hears it.” Marvin Goldstein

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