Angela Myles Beeching,
Changing Your Habits
How long does it take to wake up to the fact that what we’re doing isn’t working? I’m talking about how we all keep doing things the way we’re used to even when we’re clearly not getting the results we want. We all have certain work habits that we take for granted and that actually undermine our intended results. Whether these are practice room habits, or the ways we handle networking, booking inquiries, or self-promotion. Making real … Continue reading
What’s the Status of Your Career?
Status Quo might be the worst thing; just keeping on with all valor. Questioning your career goals is good for the soul and the career. Being committed to a goal and seeing it through might be a bad idea. Usually I’d say we ought to get tough and tough something out. But, not always. As Kenny Rogers once sung, “You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away and … Continue reading
Being Responsible For Your Education!
“You have to do a thousand things one percent better, not just do one thing a thousand percent better. It’s doing the little things well, being on time for meetings, returning phone calls, saying thank you to people. It sounds like a cliche, but that is the reason one organization or one person is successful over someone else. Everyone knows what they ought to be doing, but the ones who practice daily excellence are the real difference makers.” – Buck … Continue reading
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To Institutionalize or Not?
Starting a project but not sure where to start? Find your place among the different business structures. Here’s the Entrepreneurial Career column by Amanda Keil from the December issue of Classical Singer magazine. A singer who produces her own recitals. A group of colleagues who tour a chamber music program. A new concert series. Any enterprise that generates income and expenses requires some kind of structure. Just how much structure depends on the scope of the work and … Continue reading