One of the questions I get asked is:
Are you just a motivation coach or do you teach music production?
And the answer is:
NO! and NO!
Despite my well over 25,000 hours in the studio I don’t teach music production. Because creatively I know it usually does you more harm than good. The best artists I’ve worked with do not think about the “rules”.
Because they never learnt them. (I certainly didn’t)
And I don’t care much for” motivation”. Because this very common way of thinking:
1. I’ll try to get motivated…
2. Which will mean I’ll take action
…is exactly the WRONG way round. This is how you really work:
1. I’ll take action (no matter what)…
2. So I can get motivated.
Do not try to motivate yourself first. I don’t care one bit if you’re motivated. What I (and more importantly you need to) care about is that you:
Consistently. Every day if you can. Without fail – even when you don’t feel like it (which if you’re a human being will be most of the time.) So how on earth do you do that? The answer is just one click away…
Here’s how to take consistent action when you’re unmotivated: