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A Music Entrepreneur Needs To Embrace Time Management, Skill Diversification, and Imperfection | feat. Christopher Still

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Release Date: 01/31/2024

Harmonizing Change: Navigating the Emotional Cycle in Music and Business show art Harmonizing Change: Navigating the Emotional Cycle in Music and Business

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure delves into the emotional cycle of change, a concept from the 1970s by psychologists Don Kelley and Daryl Conner, shedding light on how we navigate change in music and business. She brings insights from decades of experience in music education and entrepreneurship, illustrating the cycle's impact on personal and professional growth. Dr. Claure unfolds the five stages of the cycle: Uninformed Optimism, Informed Pessimism, the Valley of Despair, Informed Optimism, and Success and Fulfillment. This framework offers listeners a lens to understand their journey through change,...

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Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana explores the paradigm shift from time scarcity to abundance in the realm of music and business. She challenges listeners to reevaluate their relationship with time.  Dr. Claure shares strategies rooted in the Pareto principle and Parkinson's law to optimize productivity. She emphasizes setting boundaries, prioritizing tasks, and fostering a culture of time mastery. Listeners are encouraged to conduct self-audits and distinguish between reactive and deep work modes. By the episode's end, listeners emerge empowered to take control of their schedules, embrace abundance, and...

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Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana advocates for selling musical programs before fully creating them, fostering a co-creative process with clients of your music business. Through personal experiences and anecdotes, Fabiana highlights the effectiveness of this approach in tailoring offerings to audience needs. Listeners gain insights into overcoming perfectionism and fear, learning to confidently position and price their services. Her wisdom empowers musicians to embrace entrepreneurship with simplicity and strategy, fostering prosperity in the music industry.   Also in this episode: Sell Before Create: Focus...

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Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure shares practical strategies for packaging expertise into scalable online programs, enabling musicians to monetize their knowledge effectively for their music business. Fabiana explores the shift from in-person to online teaching, urging listeners to embrace new possibilities. She emphasizes the importance of adopting a growth mindset and encourages listeners to let go of limiting beliefs. Discover how to accelerate your teaching impact and thrive in today's dynamic music landscape. Don't miss this insightful episode—it's time to unlock your musical potential and prosper!...

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Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure is joined by Dr. Heidi Kay Begay, a visionary flutist and entrepreneur to discuss managing music ventures and practical tips for aligning creative projects with audience needs.  Discover Dr. Begay's unconventional journey founding Flute 360, JNK Productions, and Red House Productions. The episode also covers Dr. Begay's transformative pandemic experience and the mindset shift crucial for entrepreneurial success. Tailored for musicians, creatives, and aspiring entrepreneurs, the episode offers inspiration and guidance on navigating the dynamic intersection of music and...

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The Transformative Power of Mentorship In Your Music Business show art The Transformative Power of Mentorship In Your Music Business

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure discusses the transformative role of mentorship in achieving success in the music business.  Drawing from personal experiences, Fabiana emphasizes that mentorship is not just about shortcuts but a valuable investment in reclaiming time. She challenges the stigma around seeking help, urging musicians to embrace mentorship as a smart strategy. Through anecdotes from her own journey, Fabiana illustrates how mentorship transforms perspectives and accelerates success. The episode concludes with an invitation for feedback and engagement from the audience, fostering a...

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Balancing The Premium Rates Of Your Music Business With Your Social Impact In The Community show art Balancing The Premium Rates Of Your Music Business With Your Social Impact In The Community

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure explores the synergy between a premium online music business and social impact.  She addresses the concern of leaving some behind due to affordability, offering strategies like free content creation, brand building, and value addition. Fabiana also emphasizes content creation as an act of giving, showcasing how musicians are natural contributors to beauty and emotional expression. She guides musicians in reconciling the tension between premium offerings and accessibility, urging them to view online content as a storefront for building awareness.  Also in this...

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Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure is joined by renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel, to discuss the secrets of successful fundraising, project coordination, and financing artistic ventures. Jeffrey Biegel shares his pioneering story, exploring the intersection of tradition and innovation through projects like the Peanuts Concerto and the Rhapsody National Initiative. Mr. Biegel also  delves into networking and project creation, sharing his unconventional approach to connecting with conductors and orchestras. Discover the evolving landscape of classical music and the impact of technology while preserving the...

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A Musician's Guide to Building Resilience And Overcoming Setbacks show art A Musician's Guide to Building Resilience And Overcoming Setbacks

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure shares personal insights on overcoming challenges and building resilience in the music industry.    Emphasizing that setbacks are temporary, Dr. Claure guides musicians to anchor their vision, embody the emotional frequency of success, and embrace disruptions as opportunities for growth. With anecdotes from her entrepreneurial journey, Dr. Claure inspires listeners to view challenges as stepping stones toward prosperity.   Also in this episode:   Interpretation of Challenges: Don't interpret current challenges as a permanent state in your life....

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Redefining Success: A Musician's Holistic Journey Beyond Money show art Redefining Success: A Musician's Holistic Journey Beyond Money

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom

Dr. Fabiana Claure challenges conventional notions and encourages you to start redefining your success in the music industry.  In this episode, Dr. Claure shares her personal journey transitioning from a musician to a business owner while emphasizing the limitations of external definitions. Dr. Clare encourages musicians to break free from narrow perspectives and envision success beyond traditional norms. She advocates for a holistic approach, balancing professional goals with family, health, and artistic fulfillment. Listeners gain insights into crafting their own pathways to success and...

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Dr. Fabiana Claure is joined by Christopher Still, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's celebrated trumpeter, to discuss his journey as a musician and music entrepreneur.

Christopher shares invaluable insights on goal-setting, self-improvement, and the intersection of technology and coaching. Uncover the secrets to overcoming perfectionism and embracing self-worth in entrepreneurial pursuits. Christopher's diverse interests, including running and beer brewing, add flavor to the discussion. Explore his current projects like Audition Accelerator and Online Business Accelerator, along with a focus on habit coaching. Learn about his time management strategies, emphasizing calendar blocking and prioritization. 


Also in this episode:

  • Diversity of Skills: Christopher emphasizes the importance of diversifying skills for musicians, highlighting his journey as both a renowned trumpet player in the Los Angeles
  • Philharmonic and an entrepreneur with the Honesty Pill brand. 
  • Proactive Time Management: Chris advocates for proactive time management, emphasizing the need to align actions with goals and avoid reactive states, especially for musicians who often operate in response to external cues.
  • Entrepreneurial Journey: His journey involves helping other musicians through online coaching, courses, and building businesses beyond traditional music performance.
  • Overcoming Perfectionism: Musicians should not to wait until everything is perfect before starting a project. Chris advocates for taking action, learning from mistakes, and embracing imperfection on the path to growth and success.
  • Embrace Your Unique Voice and Believe in Its Relevance: There may be many individuals with similar skills, but everyone has a unique voice or perspective.
  • Success is Attainable with Strategic Delivery:  Success is achievable by figuring out how to deliver one's talents effectively, especially when it matters. This involves strategic planning, breaking down myths about limited opportunities, and understanding the importance of delivering your skills in a way that connects with others, whether in auditions, business pitches, or other endeavors.

 

 

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About Dr. Fabiana Claure

 

Fabiana, a concert pianist and former University professor turned 7-figure entrepreneur, has empowered thousands of musicians to scale their businesses and reclaim their time. Co-founding Superior Academy of Music® in 2011, she and her husband remotely managed the academy since 2016, achieving increased efficiency and profitability.

 

As the Founder and Director of the University of North Texas Music Business and Entrepreneurship Program (2016-2021), she spearheaded initiatives that assisted musicians in launching businesses and gaining recognition as a top-ranked program.

 

While in Academia, she launched her online mentorship program in 2020, using the Musician’s Profit Umbrella® method to help musicians globally scale their businesses. In 2021, she left her full-time University job to focus on her coaching business, performing/speaking career, family, and overall well-being, assisting musicians in unifying their skills and scaling their online music businesses for rapid financial expansion and purposeful life design.

A Music Entrepreneur Needs Time Management, Skill Diversification, and To Embrace Imperfection | feat. Christopher Still

Musicians Creating Prosperity: A Music Business Guide To Freedom