Pursing a passion outside of the ordinary doesn’t come without haters, detractors, and just plain ol negative people. These people can sometimes be strangers, friends and even sometimes family members. Sometimes those voices can chip away at your confidence. Here are 5 reasons why your should follow your own inner voice.
1. Your dream is yours, not theirs.
Some people don’t understand you vision even when you explain it to them. Most times they’re not educated on the career you’re pursuing anyway. Most of them once had a dream of their own that was not fulfilled or they just gave up on it. Most people that are living out their dreams understand the struggle and commitment it takes to make it. Your experiences are uniquely your own.
There are more of them than there are of you. The Ordinary, that is. And lately they have been given a big platform. Just listen to the radio or look at the saturation of reality shows.
Everyone now wants to be heard, even when they have nothing to say. Sometimes this turns into quick but short lived fame. It can also generate big profit but the players are easily replaceable. So Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s part 1 and part 2 of a MUST WATCH interview of marketing guru, Seth Godin by publicist and author, Ariel Hyatt . They discuss the new music industry and what the mindset of indie artists should be today. This interview should be bookmarked and revisited every time you think you’re losing your motivation to pursue your dreams in this. It’s good stuff!
“If you want to achieve some really big and interesting goals, you have to learn to fall in love with hard work.”
When I share great quotes with people I usually tell them that they’re not just for their benefit, but that they are reminders for me as well. See we’re creatures of habit and most of us need to break some of the bad behavior patterns that are keeping us from the success that we desire. And it doesn’t matter how you measure that success. Rather it be wealth, or just completing that project that you’ve been taking way to long to finish. Read the rest of this entry »
A lot of you think that success in this rap shit is going to come over-night. It’s not gonna happen! Yeah you may occasionally see a rapper, out on nowhere, create a new dance and appear to blow up instantly. But trust me, even that artist has a story of struggle to tell. Read the rest of this entry »
Seth Godin is a marketing mastermind, and I’ve been checking him out for a few years now. This is not my first post on him. I just feel that some of his words of wisdom can be beneficial to anyone trying to succeed in any career. It’s words like the ones contained in this video, that inspire me to make this blog a tool that improves your life after you visit it. Apply them when thinking about your craft.
We all need a little motivation sometimes. Some of these quotes are my own. Some of them I’ve heard somewhere before and reworded. This is like my daily pill and keeps me focused. Hope you find some value in it too. Copy it, print it, tape it to the refrigerator!
1. It’s said that most quit when they’re closest to success.
2. Usually the only difference between you and a successful person is what you choose to do each day.
3. If you never take the shot, you’re guaranteed not to score.
4. There are three types of people: Those who want it, those who say it will never work and those who do it.