Productivity & Habits

FEM159 How To Focus on Music & Make Progress Doing Just 3 Things Each Day

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Make progress in your music career by doing just 3 things each day that focus on music. Doing this can combat burnout and eliminate overwhelm associated with lengthy to-do lists. Doing just 3 things each day that focus on music is the way I have made significant progress in my music career. With tasks are…

FEM158 Battling Burnout How To Recognize The Signs & Make Changes Before You Burn Out

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As the Founder of Women of Substance Radio Podcast, Female Entrepreneur Musician and the Female Musician Academy, I am no stranger to burnout. Today I share the classic (and not-so-classic) signs of burnout and the changes to make so you avoid burn out mode. Burnout can effect anyone, in fact, I had my first bout…

FEM148 How To Break Down A Music Project Into Do-Able Steps

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Avoid overwhelm, by breaking down a music project into smaller, bite sized pieces. Working on a big music project can be overwhelming. Whether you are releasing a CD or planning a tour, breaking down larger projects into smaller pieces can give you peace of mind and make things less intimidating. Overwhelm is possibly the most…

FEM139 Strategies To Help You Conquer Those Music Tasks You HATE Doing

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Procrastination is a never-ending battle that many people deal with. Using some simple strategies and hacks, it’s not only impossible but even enjoyable to get music tasks done. We all have music tasks we loathe doing but getting these tasks done (and staying consistent) is what will help us make progress and grow in our…

FEM131 How To Keep Your Music Habits On Track This Year

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Start 2018 off on the right foot with establishing music habits early in the year. Setting yourself up for success all year long is easy if you put these resources and techniques to the test. Pledging yourself to new music habits for 90 days and then re-evaluating is not only practical but it’s also less…

FEM127 How To Regain Control of Your Personal & Music Inbox And Save Your Sanity

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Limiting the amount of digital clutter in your life can make you more productive and feel less overwhelmed. Email is the major source of digital clutter so today I am giving you some easy tactics on how you can dramatically decrease the amount of emails in your music inbox. Is your music inbox overflowing with…

FEM97 How To Find Time For Music When You Have A Day Job

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Finding time for music can be a juggling act, especially when artists have all different kinds of day jobs. Whether you work full-time outside the house, in your home office or take care of young children or aging adults (which is definitely a full-time job), finding time for music can be a juggling act. When…

FEM87 What To Do When It Feels Like EVERYTHING Is Distracting You From Your Music Business Plan with Bree Noble

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Do you ever feel like every little thing is distracting you from your music business plan? This is one of the most common obstacles musicians (and entrepreneurs in general) face. Sometimes it feels like the universe is conspiring against us when we are trying to achieve goals. As humans, we deal with personal, health and family…

FEM81 How To Work With A Virtual Assistant for Musicians with Caitlin Kularski

A virtual assistant for musicians is something I am often asked about. As a musician and entrepreneur, it can be demanding to balance the technical and administrative side of business with the musical and creative side. This is why I think a virtual assistant for musicians is a great idea. This week, I am talking with…

FEM71 Accountability & Masterminds for Musicians

Today we talk about masterminds for musicians and break down why they are important for accountability. To get started with an accountability partner, join the Get More Done In Less Time Challenge starting on January 23. In this challenge, we will identify how to create music goals with clear objectives and how you can be productive…

FEM70 Why Your Music Goals And Objectives Are Stressing You Out

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As musicians and business owners, we often find ourselves stressing out about our music goals and objectives. Setting the right goals and having clear objectives is how we create success in our musician businesses. Often times, we don’t think of ourselves as business owners as well as musicians. Because of this, I am thrilled to be…

FEM68: Exercises For Music Entrepreneurs To Plan Their Year

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Watch Or Listen Get my free SMART Goals Workbook, where you will learn how to hone in on the things you should be focusing on so you can make a steady income from music. As music entrepreneurs, we may find it time consuming to plan for a brand new year. Are you stuck thinking about 2016?…

FEM66 Be A Boss: Why You Need A Musician Business Plan with Bree Noble

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I’ve discovered that being a true BOSS in my business and creating a musician business plan is a key ingredient to my success. After doing this in both my musician business and my online business, I immediately doubled my productivity and profit in the first 3 months. But it wasn’t always obvious to me why…

FEM58 SMART Music Goals with Bree Noble

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SMART Music Goals Are Just Smart Business As I remind you often on the podcast (and the name of this site really says it all), you as musicians are also business owners and entrepreneurs.  It is up to you to decide how you want your business to operate and to set music SMART goals that, when…

FEM49 How To Become a Successful Artist by Avoiding These 5 Crippling Mistakes

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How To Become A Successful Artist By Defining Your #1 Goal This may seem like a silly question… Would you ever build a house without a set of blueprints? Hopefully not! Listen to the last lesson in this series: How to Build A Fan Base Starting With 100 True Fans Yet the #1 mistake you are…

FEM38 Create Your Indie Music Business Plan

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Did You Have A Music Business Plan for Last Year? Did you wake up the morning of December 31 and wonder what happened to last year? I know that’s the way I felt December 31, 2014. I had spent the year dabbling, learning, watching from the side lines, dreaming, wishing, and generally NOT doing.  I…