Feeling Stuck? Try This Goal Setting Tactic

Feeling like you’re stuck in a never-ending cycle of deadlines, putting out fires, and zero progress? It’s the absolute worst. How are you supposed to get ahead and thrive if you’re constantly struggling just to get your head above water?

Sep 4, 2018

How to Get the Most Out of Someone’s Criticism of Your Music

Unless you’re one of those rare human beings who somehow manages to not let criticism penetrate your ego, it can sting quite badly when people have not-so-nice things to say about your music; especially when you’ve put a ton of time, energy, and passion into it.

Aug 28, 2018

Are You Talking to Me? Using Conversation in Lyrics

Whenever songwriters use ordinary conversation in lyrics, the song quickly becomes very direct and very personal. It’s a profoundly effective technique, despite its simplicity. Conversational lyrics allows a songwriter to speak one-on-one to the listener, who almost takes on the role of a close confidante, rather than a cog in the wheel of a mass audience. And it creates a powerful emotional connection. Just ask Adele.

Jul 3, 2018