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Is Success Based On Luck? How To Improve Your Chances

Is Success Based On Luck? How To Improve Your Chances

As I write this, the Powerball lottery just surpassed $1 Billion in total payout. After daydreaming about what you would do with the money, imagine if there was a way to improve your odds of winning. Other than purchasing a few hundred million tickets, there really isn’t anything you can do.

The lottery, by definition, is a game of pure luck. There is no skill involved, just the slim chance that you might stumble into millions.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines LUCK as “the things that happen to a person because of chance: the accidental way things happen without being planned.”

Is success based on luck? You can’t control luck – good or bad. You can’t do anything to improve your luck. The harder you work….you don’t get luckier. Unlike the popular phrase, “the harder you work the luckier you get.”

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How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

What does it take to become world-class? Is it the result of passion? What about sacrifice? What if your passion and interest in something isn’t enough? The music business is dominated by blockbusters. The vast majority of artists are either just getting by, or stuck. In the middle there are some career artists. However, there… Continue Reading

Unconventional Innovation Tips From The Inventor Of Auto-Tune

Unconventional Innovation Tips From The Inventor Of Auto-Tune

If you’ve listened to music in the past 20 years you’ve experienced the work of this inventor. If you appreciate low gas prices, you’ve experienced the work of this inventor. And soon, if you experience an irregular heartbeat, you too will experience the work of this inventor. These days, the word innovation has been watered… Continue Reading

23 Toxic Habits That Cause Musicians To Fail

23 Toxic Habits That Cause Musicians To Fail

Life is a series of habits. Most of what you do throughout the day happens semi-unconsciously. Have you ever driven home from a familiar location only to realize that you don’t remember a moment of your drive? That is the result of a habit. Your brain shifts its focus to other matters when you are… Continue Reading

Hack The Media, 3 Proven Tips For Free Music PR

Hack The Media, 3 Proven Tips For Free Music PR

I’m going to let you in on a secret: No, I’m not revealing my deeply help love of ABBA’s greatest hits or my favorite pair of pants. This is about YOU. This is about a fundamental misunderstanding of the way media – specifically blogs – decide how and what they publish. Your parents, teachers and… Continue Reading

How Not To Make The Mistake Of Becoming A “Me-Too” Artist And What Are The Best Types Of Music Artists

How Not To Make The Mistake Of Becoming A “Me-Too” Artist And What Are The Best Types Of Music Artists

I like to think that there are three types¬†of music artists. Journeymen Music Lovers. The first kind are carefree and perform music that makes them happy. They tend to have a small tribe of loyal fans who swear the rest of the world is missing out. They create and perform for the love of music.… Continue Reading