motivation

SMM: Who Are You

A “Sound Matter Moment” Who are you… really? What do you love to do? And do you stay true… to that? What are you passionate about? Do you know, or are you still figuring it out? Are you doing it, or are you faking it? Are you making progress, or are you making excuses? Are…

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SMM: It Don’t Come Easy

A “Sound Matter Moment” What’s the message when things come easy for you?  When good fortune or good luck seems to come out of nowhere? Are these things “supposed to be?” Is it fate or destiny? Or, are they of lesser value because little effort was put forth? What about when things don’t come easy?  When…

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SMM: I Don’t Care Anymore

What do you really want? Really… And how READY are you to go get it? If you’re simply hoping and wishing and wanting things to come true, or come through for you right now… Stop. Care enough to care less about the end result, and start to care more about the EXECUTION of the steps of the journey,…

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SMM: Everybody Wants Some

C’mon, be honest. You’ve been there… Air-guitaring in the mirror, singing in the shower, steering wheel drumming and driving… It’s a universal passion. Everybody wants some, because everybody wants to be a rock star… so-to-speak. But while not everyone is destined to be onstage, everyone has the potential to be a “rock star” in the real-world, on their own stage……

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SMM: Groove Machine

Musicians can often be overheard talking about the word groove with respect to playing music. A “groove” is a flow, a feeling, a familiar path that musicians get “locked into” when creating sounds that can literally move people. A groove is hard to explain but easy to understand when you’re feeling it. To groove is positive. But…

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SMM: Slave to the Grind

This is about kicking the slave-to-the-grind, and scarcity mentalities to the curb…

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SMM: Changes**

Whether it’s tweaking your act, adjusting your business approach, making a career move, or just reconsidering the real value of certain “relationships” you’ve been holding onto, the key is awareness followed by immediate action to usher in the necessary changes needed to go to the next level personally or professionally…

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SMM: Communication Breakdown**

It matters little how good you are at your art, your business, or your craft; if your communication skills suck, your endeavors will suffer significantly. Distance. Depth. Balance. All important concepts when considering effective communication…

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SMM: The Waiting

If you want what many others don’t have, you have to do what many others won’t do. This includes all the actions you must take, as well as tolerating the times you must wait…

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