One practice I’ve started to integrate into my life as a freelancer is to review my assets about every 6 months or so. ‘Assets’ is a strange word to use perhaps – you might be thinking I’m talking about financial products. Most musicians probably aren’t high-flying investors or property developers, though all power to you… Continue reading Freelancer: Protect and Promote Your Unique-factor
With the end of coronavirus restrictions well within sight, it might be a little late to say this . . . but it turns out, having a portfolio career – of any kind really – is a very useful thing. And that goes for musicians too. Read more: What is a portfolio career? Coronavirus and… Continue reading In the event of a global pandemic…have a portfolio career
What is a portfolio career? And what does it look like for a musician?
Theory: Dreams of stardom and success are ironically keeping more people in obscurity and on the bread line. There are various reasons for this. Typically the aspirations of this kind of success are communicated wide and loud through traditional and social media, while the means by which to achieve it are not, and are out… Continue reading 4 steps to turn your dreams into a reality
Some restrictions may be lifting as I write, but it's clear to us all now that a new reality is with us. It came suddenly, uncomfortably, and forced us into situations we hadn't anticipated and probably didn't want. And it's not going away. In the interest of trying to learn for the future, but also… Continue reading 4 lessons for musicians in the new reality