If you want your talents to pave a path towards a career, you have to put in due time and diligence to master a certain skill of your choice. I’m sure some of you have heard the saying, “It takes 10,000 hours to master a skill.” Though I do not believe this rule to be the case.
It is amazing what you can accomplish in a single day with effective and efficient practice techniques whether you are an artist, ballet dancer, or even a construction worker.
In this article, I'll be discussing the joys of my passions and my obsession with muscle memory and hand-eye coordination.
The Joy of Music
Elementary school was when I began noticing a joy in music. My father, being the musician that he is, always sang and played guitar around the house. He also ran a music store where I spend the majority of my time after school.
I soon picked up instruments like the bass and drums, but it didn’t quench my musical thirst. One day, my grandfather mailed my father and I a CD containing the Vivaldi…
I’ve spent most of my life in and out of various orchestras and businesses professionally throughout my career. During this time, I discovered many subtle similarities between these two careers and what makes them successful or not. In comparison, we look to understand the harmony of teamwork and leadership within the different “branches” of an orchestra and business through the eyes of a musician. The Conducting CEO
I am sure there’s been a time in all our lives when we’ve thought, “ Wow, the CEO is so lazy and does nothing but make the profit from all the hard work of his employees.” Or while watching an orchestra perform we think, “That guy up there is just flailing his arms all over the place and acting like a clown.” While this may seem the case, the conductor and CEO play enormous roles when it comes to running the show. They are responsible for the overall strategic focus on success. Side-by-side, both the role of the CEO and conductor is responsible for unifying their…
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