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You Need a Better Bio

from New Music Box
by Angela Myles Beeching

"It's fascinating: helping creative people uncover and articulate their stories. It's part detective work and part investigative journalism. With clients, I listen and learn about their work, projects, backgrounds, and goals. It's about finding the real story—the connective thread that helps shape and give meaning to experience and intention. Together, we work to reveal the artist's truth and communicate it through their promotional materials: their websites, program notes, and online profiles...an effective bio conveys a vibrant, distinct impression of you and your work. It communicates who you really are as a person and what your aesthetic sensibility is. As a marketing tool, bios need to pique readers' interest, motivating them to click, listen, and connect with you..."

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Know Your Core Values: 4 Tips to Help You Do the Right Thing

from Astrid's Blog
by Astrid Baumgardner 

"I am a big believer in the importance of knowing your core values as a compass for making major decisions. The more that you align with your core values, the clearer you can be when it comes to making choices in one's career, personal life, relationships and creative activities..."

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An Unusual Way to Reduce Day-of-Performance Stress and Anxiety

from The Bulletproof Musician 
by Noa Kageyama, Ph.D.

"Sometimes we can get ourselves so worked up, that we're emotionally exhausted and psyched out before we even arrive at the concert hall. Which makes everything more unpleasant, and the performance becomes even more of a struggle than it needs to be. So how can we better manage our day-of-performance stress and keep our thoughts and emotions from spiraling into the bad place?..."

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