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The Meant4Music Podcast

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Are you an Artist, Musician or Singer/Songwriter who can’t ever see themselves doing anything but music happily? Are you Meant4Music and not sure how to make a success of it all? Are you struggling with the mentality and mindset to get your Music Business creating income and enough income to live on… read more

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It's NOT About the Music

January 18th, 2022

15:22

I might catch some heat about this one, but let's be honest everyone, it's NOT about the music.

It's hasn't been for while.

That doesn't mean that …

How to Build Self-Trust

January 11th, 2022

13:02

Self-trust in a general life definition means that trust that you can take care of yourself adequately.

Self-trust in a definition relating to business means that you will do what you say you are going to do!

The issue …

It's The Little Things

January 3rd, 2022

11:28

Often when we are wanting our happiness to increase we wait for a BIG change,  A LOT of new money, a HUGE debt pay down a NEW job etc. But the truth is that true happiness is found in the little things, the details.

Motivation is a Myth

December 21st, 2021

8:09

Motivation is not something that will come upon you when you’re feeling just right at the right time! It’s when you’ve decided that you have a good enough reason.

 

You must find those reasons and connect them to what …

Raise Your Own Bar

December 14th, 2021

13:30

The act of asking yourself how to do just a little better each time will eventually see your bar raised so high that you are the one to follow. Often …

How to Be ALL IN and Still Let it Go

December 7th, 2021

13:24

I remember when I realized for the first time that I needed to do this.

As a coach I am ALL IN - heavily invested in my clients and their experience of pursuing self-development.

I want them to have a transformation.

I …

Even Rockstars Need Sleep!

November 30th, 2021

12:36

I heard myself say it over and over and over again in the last 15 years. "I'll sleep when I'm dead".

What was I thinking?

I'm an insomniac at the best of times, I probably won't even rest when I'm dead, let's be serious.

Goals Are NOT Enough

November 22nd, 2021

12:31

Truth Bomb:  Everyone has goals! Knowing what your goals are does not make you ahead of the game.
All of the artists that I talk to and work with already have goals, many have already written them down.

So what …

Becoming YOU

November 15th, 2021

18:28

I talk at great depth with my coachees about becoming the person you need to become to achieve your dreams.
This process involves becoming the …

Shantaia Interview

November 8th, 2021

51:22

I'm such a fan of this artist, and songwriter!

I got to sit down on zoom and chat with Shantaia about her move from Canada to Nashville during a pandemic. How mindset gets her through the toughest of days and keeps her …

How To Get It ALL Done!

November 1st, 2021

16:49

When you feel like you have control over your work you feel better about it and more confident that you know how to do you know what needs to be done …

The Triangle of POSSIBILITIES

October 25th, 2021

13:15

So today I have challenged myself with this question.

What if I was suddenly told that I only had one session left with every person I coach, and …

RoadMap to $100K In The Music Business

October 18th, 2021

15:42

During my time as a coach it has become glaringly obvious to me that there are pieces of the puzzle that music business creatives tend to have in place in order to reach certain income levels.

There is a massive …

You Gotta Keep The Faith

October 11th, 2021

11:20

So this is for all y’all including myself who need to remember to just keep the faith.

You might be one day, one hour, one month, or one year away from crushing a goal you’ve been working towards.

Now is not the time to …

How to Conquer Procrastination

October 4th, 2021

12:05

One of the things that will separate you from someone else is your ability to conquer procrastination. A lot of people are afflicted with procrastination because it comes in many different forms and I think that people …

10 Things You Should Quit NOW!

September 27th, 2021

19:15

A lot of times in coaching I talk about what to do, methods, techniques, creation of new things, like new thoughts and adding new habits to your …

Why Working HARD Doesn't Always Work

September 20th, 2021

11:44

I want to dispel a myth today and maybe give you some motivation to keep on moving on if you are feeling a bit worn down.

Maybe you have been working really really hard and you feel like it is not paying off and you’re …

Mindset WILL Determine Your Outcome

September 13th, 2021

15:33

Are you "riding on talent"?

Beating yourself up?

Judging other or yourself?

Thinking that only opportunities separate you and someone else who has "made it"?

Do you see failure as a very personal event?

If you answered …

How To Build Your Team

September 6th, 2021

17:14

Step 1: Assess Your Current Situation

Step 2: Build Your Winning Team ....Ongoing

Step 3: Be a Great Team Member

Step 4: You are PART of the team

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Envy

August 30th, 2021

11:46

Because I work alot with roadblocks, emotions and thoughts that keep artists, creatives stuck and this is a big one. And if you’re brave enough to look in the mirror at your thoughts and emotions and call yourself out …

The Meant4Music™️ Method

August 23rd, 2021

15:59

I have a method that helps my clients reach success.

I am able to customize this method to suit you and your particular situation.

There is no ONE …

Who Cares?

August 16th, 2021

11:09

Alright everyone I”m just going to give you my straight up unedited self today, because there are a lot of you who just simply care too much! There I said it! You care too much about your numbers, your validation, what …

3 Signs That You're Burning Out

August 9th, 2021

12:56

Hey Everyone!

Wow episode 132 I’m really proud of this little podcast and that I’ve been able to bring you some valuable info, suggestions, …

How To Increase Your Good Vibes

August 2nd, 2021

16:12

One of the biggest challenges for artists is maintaining good mental health. And there are many pieces to the puzzle for an artist or anyone for that matter to maintain good mental health.
And one of those pieces to the …

The Success Paradox

July 26th, 2021

12:00

Recently I”ve become aware of something called “Success Paradox”.

Because I’ve seen it in action. I help people, mainly artists right now build success in all corners of their lives.

I’m all about success, success in …

How To Change Your Self-Talk

July 19th, 2021

12:57

I can tell all of my clients that self-talk is important, they know that! That’s not a secret. But how do you go on a journey of self-discovery to reveal what your self-talk is and how to change it? That’s the question.

Self-Trust Mindset

July 12th, 2021

12:14

I get asked all the time about “who to trust in the music business”.

And I’ve said this many times before but today I”m going to dedicate an episode to it because I think it’s that important.

No matter what you do from …

That "1" Person

July 5th, 2021

10:29

Don’t let that 1 person in the room who criticizes you or gives you bad vibes, occupy one more minute of space in your brain!

Remember that you are taking away from the amazing positive energy that so many other people …

Humble Confidence

June 28th, 2021

12:30

I was thinking how incredibly difficult it is for different personalities to co-exist in the industry. A lot of musicians are extremely introverted …

The Fundamentals of Feeling Better

June 21st, 2021

12:34

Sometimes we need to go back to the basics.
A good coach will help you through in the moment, a great coach will set you up for a lifetime.

There are certain things that I hope every single person who works with me …

How to "Not Take it Personal"

June 14th, 2021

11:43

How many times have you heard the phrase “Just don’t take it personal!” it’s business not personal, you need to have a thick skin!

And you’re left feeling pretty gutted and like all of what was just said was very …

Double Your Music Business Income

June 7th, 2021

16:44

Have you ever created a goal and thought it’s just too big to be possible for me?

I often find that people will set goals that are very doable.

Did you know that many goals are actually easier to hit than we think they …

Our Biggest Challenge

May 31st, 2021

13:30

In this episode I want to address absolutely everyone’s biggest challenge!

There is no one that doesn’t have this as their single biggest challenge.

Anxiety Over Acceptance

May 24th, 2021

15:38

How to stop worrying about what other people think.
It's human nature to want people to like you and your creations, it's when worrying over it turns into anxiety and leads to you making all of your decisions from a …

Habit Stacking

May 17th, 2021

10:34

I want you to consider for a moment that all of your results in life can be traced back to habits. Personal and Professional habits.

If that is true …

Interview with Dani Strong

May 10th, 2021

57:46

This is probably the most refreshing interview I've ever done.

Dani Strong is not only a passionate artist, songwriter and musician she is in the business of music in the radio promotions field and understands it …

2 Mindset Agreements & 3 Audience Building Tips

May 3rd, 2021

15:14

There are TWO things that all artists need for success.

1. A great mindset 

2. An Audience

* Simple right!?! Let me break them down for you.

These are the 2 mindset agreements that all of my highest achieving clients …

Think Like a Pro Songwriter with Brent Baxter

April 26th, 2021

1:07:43

The first thing that hits you when you meet Brent Baxter is his genuine personality. If his results as a songwriter don't speak for themselves then 5 …

Get Confident about the Business of Music

April 19th, 2021

14:42

Having confidence that you understand the business that you are in is so KEY!

Being the leader of the business, knowing where income streams are and how to access them beyond the basic understanding of  live performance …

What do you REALLY want?

April 12th, 2021

17:47

This is one of the critical questions that I feel dive into with my clients.

What you currently have is what you thought you could achieve at some …

Why Artists People Please

April 5th, 2021

16:42

I’m going to give you what I believe to be the top 3 reasons why artists people please, maybe you’ll hear something familiar in one of them and then I'm going to talk about my tips and ways that you can stop people …

Your Clear Vision Of Success

March 29th, 2021

13:48

Your clear vision of success is not the same as any one else, I can assure you that after having coached dozens of artists, songwriters and musicians through this process, no two visions are exactly the same and for …

Your Thought Eco-System

March 22nd, 2021

16:50

I love the fact that my human brain can consciously accept or reject any idea that I want to and this is something that I now try to practice daily.

Interview with Karissa Hoffart

March 15th, 2021

32:26

Karissa Hoffart is a Saskatchewan born and raised country music artist, with huge talent and a huge heart.

We talk about how daily habits have become one of her most important mindset routines and how they have help to …

Kevin Breuner - SVP Marketing at CD Baby

March 8th, 2021

1:01:59

Kevin Breuner is the SVP of Marketing at CD Baby and has been with CD Baby for 15 years. In that time he's seen a mountain of change, with …

Interview with Sheree Spoltore

March 1st, 2021

29:28

In all the interviews I've done I don't think I have encountered a more upbeat, energetic and soul connected person in the industry. 

Sheree started …

Create a Life You LOVE in MUSIC

February 22nd, 2021

15:18

Every great athlete has had a number of coaches along the way.

We in the music business are just starting to understand the value of having a great coach or many coaches along the way also.

Creating income in the music …

Over Thinking & Under Acting

February 15th, 2021

14:47

Over thinking and Under Acting go together like two old friends!

 

Did you know that it takes so much more physical energy to be in a constant state …

Overcoming Perfectionism

February 7th, 2021

15:43

Perfectionism is not about being perfect at all.

At its core perfectionism is about the fear of just ONE thing and one thing alone, and that is...

"The Fear of Not Being Good Enough"

The good news is that you can rid …

Accountability to Yourself

February 1st, 2021

14:41

In an industry where no one is looking over your shoulder most days to see what you're working on and how you're working on it there is nothing more …

The Art of Following Through

January 25th, 2021

19:00

The fear of failure, fear of success and focusing too hard on the results can be some of the major reasons why we have a hard time following through …

The Universe Loves Speed

January 18th, 2021

14:23

I recently sat down with a cup of tea and re-watched "The Secret". I have watched and read it multiple times since it came out back in 2006 but I …

The First 5 Minutes

January 11th, 2021

18:48

I'm on a journey to help you with that, to increase your awareness, create change and help you bring more happiness and success into your life.

When I asked myself "What is the smallest change I've made that has had …

Grow Personally and Get Career Results

January 4th, 2021

18:04

Each year we set goals, we get pumped when this calendar clicks over to a new year. We all need that motivation to feel refreshed, renewed and ready to tackle a new year. But the truth is that you can't tackle that new …

Interview with Rick Barker: 100th Episode Celebration

December 28th, 2020

37:21

To celebrate my 100th episode I bought you a very special guest:

Rick Barker!

Mindset, work ethic, focus, knowing your audience, and more. So much incredible advice from Rick Barker.

Author of "The $150,000 Music …

Fan F*cking-Tastic Failures

December 21st, 2020

24:34

Over the years I've had to face failure and ask myself if I was willing to FAIL regularly in order to become successful.

In this episode I look back …

Idea to Execution

December 14th, 2020

25:18

This episode is WHERE IT IS AT!

If you want to figure out what is standing in the way of you following through with and executing on the worthy ideas …

Challenges are Future Wins

December 7th, 2020

10:32

Friends! You should be celebrating your wins, big and more importantly small. This week I got to interview a special guest for my 100th podcast …

Our COVID Story

December 3rd, 2020

1:08:41

Friends! I have hesitated to publish this, but I think it’s time I share this with you all. I worried about overwhelming everyone as I felt we were already suffering covid fatigue because of the amount of time it’s been …

Interview with Randy Kalsi

November 30th, 2020

47:37

This is for you if you have been wanting to get into sync licensing, and have your music licensed for film or tv. Apart from being a talented artist, producer and actor my friend Randy Kalsi is an expert in the field …

Interview with Justin LaBrash

November 23rd, 2020

42:40

Leading up to March 2020, Saskatchewan Artist Justin LaBrash was full steam ahead on his goals, and productivity.

He had gotten himself booked into a …

Music Business Success

November 16th, 2020

28:01

It’s no longer just about the music!

It hasn’t been for awhile, COVID aside.

COVID has just made it blatantly clear that live performance alone has been the business model that many of us relied on for so long never …

Unfinished Business

November 9th, 2020

17:25

Can you imagine if we all followed through with everything we said we were going to!?! 

Well we CAN!!! 

Step 1.  Clean up your unfinished physical …

Responding Versus Reacting

November 2nd, 2020

16:15

Having a growth mindset is much more than just thinking positive.

It's becoming aware of many different facets of your personality, patterning and …

Be Your Own Biggest Fan

October 26th, 2020

17:02

As a full-time Musician, and now coach to Musicians I was constantly waiting for that one big break! The one thing that would turn it all around and …

Vital Community Support

October 19th, 2020

17:02

I have noticed that so many in the music industry are losing their passion and fight on how to survive and I wanted to create something to help them do that. So today I’m going to go in much more detail and tell you …

The Awesome Unexpected Goal

October 12th, 2020

14:34

If you’re currently setting goals or have previously set goals, make sure to add this one to the list.

In this episode I share the "Awesome Unexpected Goal" with you that I ask everyone I work with to consider.

I find …

Comparison Kills

October 5th, 2020

23:06

Creativity, Self-Worth, Self-Love are all things, yet only few of the things that suffer when we live in a world where we are compelled to constantly compare ourselves to others.
Use this podcast to create a safe place …

Interview with Doug Folkins

September 28th, 2020

50:10

Doug Folkins is a Songwriter/Artist in that order. He runs a sustainable and successful music business, writing songs that have been cut over 100 …

Networking Made Easy

September 21st, 2020

25:53

Now if you’re like me, I don’t really enjoy “networking”. I find it a bit forced and uncomfortable so I’ve used both these techniques because this is something that I struggled with, in fact in the early days of my …

3 Things To Stop Wasting Time On

September 14th, 2020

18:42

It is my belief that one of the most valuable things that you posses is your time, and the way that you use your time is crucial to your success.

So how can we make sure and be really conscious that we are using one of …

Plan For Discomfort

September 7th, 2020

18:54

In my coaching business I challenge and support my clients to get outside of their comfort zones regularly. This is when they get much bigger results …

Why We Love and Hate Social Media

August 31st, 2020

31:36

What if you spent most of your day NOT on social media but actually CREATING amazing things and 25 mins a day sharing them!

Oh what a wonderful …

Boundaries A.K.A. Adulting

August 24th, 2020

32:26

I believe that boundaries are a way of saying "I love you" to yourself.
They are often misunderstood, and usually misused!
Once you realize how to …

I'm Gonna Love You and Me

August 17th, 2020

15:51

I am so happy and grateful to have had this guy in my life for more than 20 years now.

This podcast is just me speaking from the heart about my …

Amazing Daily Habits

August 10th, 2020

33:48

If you want to make HUGE changes in your life, start with small daily habits!

All the gurus say this, all the successful online entrepreneurs.

I used …

Happy Versus Satisfied

August 3rd, 2020

21:37

Hey Guys! Did you know that….you can be happy, insanely happy with your life and not satisfied, which means you can build a bigger better future. And I think that it might be a key mindset for many of you that are …

Play the LONG Game

July 27th, 2020

20:15

Recently I used the saying "Play the Long Game" with a client over email.

And they came back to me and asked “what do you actually mean by that”?

And I answered briefly with something like “I mean your music career is a …

How To Create More Energy

July 20th, 2020

17:42

In our business it’s really interesting that people outside of the business maybe don’t have a clue how much energy we expend when we are onstage in …

What Are Your Belief Limits?

July 13th, 2020

25:27

It's not enough to realize that your thoughts and beliefs are holding you back, you now have to change them!
But how do you do that when those around …

How To Act Like Your Own Label

July 6th, 2020

18:32

I love getting inspiration from my amazing one on one clients.

Recently I was discussing a collaboration with a one on one client and they made the …

The Pressure of Staying Relevant

June 29th, 2020

17:58

One of my amazing program members recently pointed out to me that there are pretty incredible pressures on Artists, Musicians and Songwriters to stay relevant in the business.

And that pressure can lead to having to …

Goals and Vision

June 22nd, 2020

22:46

In this episode I walk you through the creation of your VISION!

In uncertain times it's important to hold your vision in your mind, heart and body …

Opportunities Exist Everywhere

June 15th, 2020

15:39

When you look back at the past 3 months, did your mind go to all the lost opportunities or did you previously allow space for something awesome, some unknown possibility to arrive in your life?

I went through this …

You Are What You Believe

June 8th, 2020

13:11

I Believe...

  • That failure is the key to success.
  • In being kind even to your worst enemy.
  • That anyone can achieve anything.
  • We all have limitless …

Ease Mental Overload

June 1st, 2020

19:48

Overload generally means something is carrying or being subjected to more than it’s capacity to handle. 

A lot of my friends are experiencing mental overload right now which leds to overwhelm and when you get into that …

What You Want

May 25th, 2020

14:37

What do you want?

Did you pause to think of the answer?

Your answer involves your present programming based on your beliefs and thoughts, your brain …

The only thing you need to KNOW

May 19th, 2020

23:01

Life is about making an impact, not income!

That is the only thing you need to know.

If you are intentional about every action you do. The thoughts you think, the words that you say, the time you book into your calendar …

The Power of Decision

May 11th, 2020

19:38

There is a great quote in the Bob Proctor book “The Art of living” which is one of my favourite books of all time. Where he says “Committed decisions show up in two places; your calendar and in your checkbook.” This …

Create Your Visual Voice

May 4th, 2020

35:55

It's not too often you find people in the marketing and branding game who know how to work with artists to bring out their absolute best, but these …

No Money? No Worries!

April 27th, 2020

21:25

A lot of times in any business but frequently in the music business we put off getting music recorded and merch out because we simply can't afford it.

But what happens to those who can and did afford it? Well they might …

Reach Your Fans

April 20th, 2020

33:43

Vincent Hervy founder of reachmyfans.com talks about how we used his background in the Music Industry and his experience with a Tech Start up company to create a business that he's extremely  passionate about. Helping …

Why I Love Anger

April 13th, 2020

21:12

Most of my clients are surprised to find out that Anger is actually one of my favourite emotions and that I even welcome their anger into our sessions because to me it’s one of the most important emotions for change to …

Fear or Love

April 6th, 2020

21:03

Did you choose LOVE? Excellent!

Well here's the thing...

Love doesn't exist without FEAR.

Fear is as necessary to our personality as Love is the trick is to just not operate from fear in any long term way or in any way …

Mindset Reset

March 30th, 2020

20:36

I thought that posing like this would be cool, until I saw the pic. LOL!
It makes me laugh every time I look at it and anything that makes me laugh …

COVID-19 Response

March 23rd, 2020

8:26

Hello my friends!

These are trying times, we are all in different circumstances than we were 1 or 2 weeks ago.

I can't sit back and do nothing. If you are like me an extreme introvert I tend to retreat in these times. I …

Panic Proof Your Music Business

March 17th, 2020

21:09

In the past week many of us have been forcibly gifted the time to reflect and PANIC about our livelihoods. It goes without saying that my heart goes out to each and every one of you that are suffering lost income, lost …

Taking Responsibility For Your Emotions

March 9th, 2020

20:07

In less than 20 mins I will explain how to feel better about any circumstance in your life immediately!

Using this knowledge and technique you can …

Everything Starts With A Thought

March 2nd, 2020

22:19

Thoughts are the start of everything, this is why I work with thoughts the most! 

If you choose your thoughts intentionally and carefully, you can …

The Benefits of Thinking BIG

February 24th, 2020

21:18

A familiar conversation with an Artist...

ME: What are your goals?
ARTIST: I want to have a #1 on Radio
ME: Are you willing to put yourself out there …

Why You Need To Start a PODCAST

February 17th, 2020

20:33

Sooooo many of you have reached out and asked me about starting a podcast and the details behind that. So I decided to dedicate an entire episode to talking about that process and also talking about the HUGE advantages …

Compulsive Underearning

February 4th, 2020

25:05

Does this sound like you? I think a lot of Musicians can fit themselves into this category. Many of my artists tell me that they prefer not to be …

Cultivating Success

February 3rd, 2020

20:03

No matter what type of success are you wanting to achieve thinking of the process as a cultivation of your thought processes is very helpful.

Celebrate Your Wins

January 27th, 2020

16:51

So a lot of artists ask me how to increase their confidence. It's been proven that regularly practicing acknowledgment of your small wins will help …

Dear Overwhelmed, Overworked, Starving Artist...

January 20th, 2020

19:14

You currently have thousands of daily thoughts, hundreds of lifetime beliefs that are driving the way you achieve in the music business.

It's …

Social Media Mental Makeover

January 14th, 2020

24:50

While we all like to throw social media under the bus for the being the root of evil now days, it connects us, gives us access that we never had before that we can use for good. But we have to get good with ourselves …

Music, Mindset & Strategy

January 7th, 2020

59:00

I had the special opportunity to collaborate with the hosts of Canadian Musician Magazine recently. We all had a turn in the hot seat being …

Interview with Dan Badger

December 30th, 2019

38:55

Dan is a Country Music Artist from Cambridge, Ontario.

Also a full-time worker, and single Dad to two teenagers.

Let's just say he's got his hands …

Interview with Mike Raine of Canadian Musician Magazine

December 23rd, 2019

53:47
Mike Raine, Journalist, for Canadian Musician Magazine and Podcast co-host chats with me about his recent article and research on what musicians are facing with regards to mental health and how we can try to combat it!

Interview with Andrew King from Canadian Musician Magazine

December 16th, 2019

36:17

Most Artists know that by default when we take on the music industry we become entrepreneurs, but that doesn't stop it from feeling a little …

Strategy Versus Plan

December 10th, 2019

19:25

I've been having a lot of conversation lately with industry friends and clients about the major differences between a strategy and a plan. Your strategy has to do with WHY and your plans have to do with HOW you do …

Get Sponsored

December 2nd, 2019

21:38

There is a lot of mis-information about there about how to get sponsored in our business. Or should I say, discouragement on the subject. In my …

Create your 2020 Music Biz Strategy

November 25th, 2019

26:11

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

It's strategy time.

This is the time of year, when I get really dreamy, and really serious about what I …

Get Unstuck

November 18th, 2019

19:51

I've been hearing from alot of us lately that there is a general feeling of being STUCK! Flatlining, or spinning your wheels? When you're in the place nothing gets done. We have a fairly unique industry in that we are …

Interview with Alexander Noel

November 11th, 2019

34:24

This is a great conversation with self-professed introvert Singer Songwriter Alexander Noel. Alexander got into music after experiencing being …

Get Your Grit On

November 4th, 2019

26:54

Perseverance might the single greatest skill a Musician or Artist could ever build and the best gift you could ever gift to yourself is the ability …

Interview with Producer Willie Cortez

October 28th, 2019

29:48

All Artists, stop what you're doing and listen to this interview!

Willie Cortez is an Artist and Producer who has been through being signed to a major label, saying "no" to a major opportunity, left the label and still …

Interview with EFT Coach & Bass Player Ina Niemerg

October 20th, 2019

34:37

It's really amazing to find out what some of your friends are up to after 20 years. I recently reconnected with friend and Bass Player from Hannover, Germany - Ina Niemerg.

Ina is now an EFT Coach, and I was interested …

Same Shit, Different Attitude

October 14th, 2019

17:09

When people come to me for help they are usually in a place of struggle. The first step is to feel better about where you currently are. You can't fix a situation while you're feeling intense shame, guilt and struggle …

Leave a Legacy with Jay Marwaha

October 7th, 2019

33:16

Jay Marwaha was quiet about his interests in becoming a Musician, so quiet in fact that this family didn't even know until he had already recorded his first album AND was also working on writing a book.

He has a quiet …

Get Ready to Work an Interview with Angela Davis

September 30th, 2019

29:26

So excited to bring you an interview with an incredibly talented and hard working Singer and Songwriter from Detroit, Michigan, Angela Davis.

Angela is not only working hard as a teacher she is also killing it in the …

Click the DANG button an Interview with Mike Atkins

September 23rd, 2019

45:06

If you are an artist who wants to pick the brain of a full-timer who has been making his living in music for 34 years this is the podcast for you. …

Create what matters most an Interview with Lindsay Muller

September 16th, 2019

32:30

This interview with Brazil based Canadian singer songwriter and performer Lindsay Muller is a powerful reminder that self love is the fuel of life. …

Put yourself out there an Interview with Heather Youmans

September 9th, 2019

50:52

This podcast episode is an incredible interview with Artist, Songwriter, Bass Player, Actress, Fender employee, and all-around super creative and authentic human Heather Youmans.

Heather explains what her days are like …

Are You in the 24%?

September 2nd, 2019

16:48

The most common question I get asked is "Just show me HOW to make a living in music." Well the honest truth is that even if I show you HOW you first need to know WHY you aren't putting yourself out there and showing up …

Are You Legit?

August 26th, 2019

19:26

No matter what we all have a prejudice of some sort. Many people believe that ALL Musicians are broke or just play for free because they love it. Yes! I do love it! Of course I do, but I also need to pay real money for …

When to Quit Your Day Job

August 19th, 2019

18:34

Honestly there are some really romantic views surrounding the right time to quit your day job. And while I love a romantic story as much as the next girl, I do think that a little risk management and responsibility …

Conquering Failure Fatigue

August 12th, 2019

21:31

One of the most interesting things to me is that no matter who established the Artist or Musician is that I work with everyone at some point and at …

The #1 Skill You Need To Succeed in Music

August 5th, 2019

24:15

Have you ever wondered why that insanely talented Musician or Artist or Songwriter that you know hasn't yet risen to the top of the pile?

This podcast will answer that great mystery for you.

It's not that their parents …

Go Towards Your FEARS

July 29th, 2019

22:22

If you have dreams and goals that you aren't moving towards it's most likely because FEARS stands in the way and those excuses and reasons and validations you have for not having tried too hard yet are just other words …

Authenticity in a Judged World

July 22nd, 2019

18:23

In the music business, there is a lot of attention put on the artists' ability to be authentic. I think that is what has created so many …

Self-Confidence Redefined

July 15th, 2019

19:31

The Oxford Dictionary defines Self-Confidence as; A feeling of trust in one's abilities, qualities, and judgment. Hmmmm….okay what the hell does that mean? 

My definition is this:

Self-Confidence is your ability to deal …

Musicians Please! Stop the Self-Sabotage

July 8th, 2019

20:13

I really want to make this a HUGE point.

Most self-sabotage starts with negative emotions that are being resisted.

I want to make a BIG differentiation between negative emotions (which I believe are normal and necessary …

The Art of Being Happy for Others

July 1st, 2019

21:37

I honestly think that this is a life skill that is missing from a lot of our regular living and your Music Lives.

Interestingly, this is a skill that …

How Do You Eat An Elephant?

June 24th, 2019

21:00

In this podcast I talk about my husbands Mustang restoration project and the 8 HUGE takeaways from watching him bring a 31 year old Mustang back to …

Why Not Me?

June 17th, 2019

24:30

There are two places that will make you contemplate life in a much bigger way than usual and that is the Mountains and the Ocean and I think it’s because we realize we are so small and that there is so much more out …

Interview with Aaron Goodvin

June 10th, 2019

44:36

Aaron Goodvin is an award-winning, platinum-selling artist with 3 Top 10 hits on the Canadian Country Music charts. He recently debuted on  US Country Radio with his current single "Bars and Churches" and he writes the …

Connecting with Yourself - Kirsten Toth

June 3rd, 2019

27:55

Kirsten Toth is the creator of "K Wellness Creative".

She is able to help clients connect with their pain, injuries and emotions on a deeper level to get to the root cause & help alleviate these issues. By creating …

How One Artist went from $0 - $60k in less than 12 months

May 27th, 2019

25:11
The Music LIfe Coach program has already transformed lives!

Meet Chance Tomke, a Northern Alberta Country Music Singer-Songwriter who has recently moved to Nashville.

I first met Chance in January 2018, he wanted to go …

9 Music Industry Myths You Can Kick to the Curb

May 20th, 2019

28:27
STOP believing myths that LIMIT your potential! GO ahead and kick them to the curb right now!

Don’t judge your career potential based on the myths that you’ve heard and accidentally believe, start believing new …

STOP being Busy, START taking Action

May 13th, 2019

23:23

Many of us incorrectly have bought into the idea that hard work equals time put in.

And time put in will equal success. It could equal success if …

De-Clutter Your Brain

May 6th, 2019

21:56

Just like de-cluttering your house, de-cluttering your brain means that you first have to go through a process of awareness. Figure out what you're …

Dealing With Rejection

April 29th, 2019

22:59

The minute you choose to be in the Music Industry is the moment you decide to have to deal with rejection on a fairly regular basis. Putting yourself …

How to get people to take your dreams seriously

April 22nd, 2019

23:08

Making full-time money in the music business is an actual reality! People do it all the time, people are doing it now in fact as you are reading …

Who To Trust in the Music Business

April 15th, 2019

21:18

Historically the Music Business conjures up all sorts of stories about the snake who scammed all the artists out of their money with a comprise of fame and fortune.

That might be ONE reason why we have trouble trusting …

What's Your Life Purpose?

April 8th, 2019

19:12

In this episode, I discuss how I coach my clients into a place of purpose. Once you know why you are doing what you are doing and then create a massive purpose for yourself in the Music Business making decisions get …

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

April 1st, 2019

24:57

Storytelling is a huge part of the human existence. Our abilities as humans to use our minds to create imaginative elaborate stories is amazing. Just …

Overcoming Overwhelm in the Music Business

March 25th, 2019

27:50

So many times I have personally experienced this myself and I have coaching clients who will come to see and say “I’m really overwhelmed right now”. And I always know that underneath that overwhelm or feeling of …

Gratitude Changes Everything

March 18th, 2019

21:13

Gratitude is amazing in that it helps you align who you are in the world with what your purpose is!

When we appreciate something or someone, we attract more of what we are appreciating and it becomes a snowball effect.

You. Are. Enough.

March 11th, 2019

14:23

Being Enough, doesn’t mean that someone has measured you up and decided 'yep this one’s enough.'

Being Enough doesn’t mean that you’ve learned everything there is to know

It doesn’t mean you’re perfect

It doesn’t mean …

Let's Talk Money

March 4th, 2019

18:35

It pains me that the average Music Professional makes around or less than $25,000 a year, and it pains me that we don’t talk about how to change that instead of constantly talking about the fact that that’s just the way …

How to KEEP on believing

February 25th, 2019

20:00

When you first start out in this industry everything is shiny and new and it feels good, and it’s really easy to believe in a dream or in yourself achieving whatever that dream looks and feels like to you because …

How to stop procrastinating

February 17th, 2019

25:08

In this episode we talk about the 3 major reasons why Artists, Musicians and Singer/Songwriters procrastinate and how to get past those reasons!

1. Perfectionism

2. The inability to make a decision

3. Fear of Failure

I …

Time Management For Musicians

February 11th, 2019

30:32

This episode talks you through how to stop convincing yourself that you are too 'busy'. How to confront your daily activities in order to see what you are really spending time on and how to take action even when you are …

Why money isn't your #1 problem

January 29th, 2019

19:09

This episode gives three steps to get started on the road to strengthening your belief systems.  Figuring out if you have a poverty mentality regarding the music industry and becoming aware of those thoughts so that you …

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