Planning is just the start

Mapping out a course of action is important, but it should never keep you from the things in life that matter.  Oft-quoted anthropologist and mystic Joseph Campbell (Power of Myth) sums it up: “We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accet the one that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell A little … Read more

You’re the goal that matters most

When you imagine achieving your dreams, who else is there?Competition can rev you up, but Keep the focus on the best part — being your best. “Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors.  Try to be better than yourself.” — William Faulkner This is part of a weekly inspirational series on the Singerpreneur blog … Read more

4 nonprofit myths artists should abandon, pronto

It’s safe to say that Lauri’s List is a fairly unique endeavor, and it leads to some interesting conversations as the Team and I traverse the wilds of SoCal.  One of the topics that comes up quite regularly is that of nonprofit (tax-exempt) status, and I’ve been fascinated by the opportunity to observe current attitudes … Read more

January resolution round-up

One more set of links to help with your annual soul-searching, goal-setting, visionary extravaganza!  To help get the wheels turning, here are five areas that may deserve some attention in your life in the arts, with vital information from non-arts sources that you may have overlooked: Money Even it out:  A new Internet service promises … Read more

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