We often seek permission and approval from others in order to live the life we wish to live, both personally and professionally. The problem is that when we do this we give up control of our lives to everyone else but ourselves. Since we love what we do so much, there is a very blurry line between our personal and professional lives. This presents a huge problem. If we’re always looking for other’s permission and approval professionally, then we will never truly be ourselves personally.
In this week’s Technique Tuesday entitled “Cut the cheese“, I lead you through a process and give you permission to choose music that you and your choir will feel great about. It’s a short one! ~15 mins
On the regular interview episode entitled “Choral Entrepreneurship“, I had the privilege of interviewing Patrick Dupree Quigley, conductor of Seraphic Fire, undisputedly one of America’s best professional choirs. He speaks about giving himself permission to make that scary leap from a safe job into full-time entrepreneurship. Patrick describes what it was like to build Seraphic Fire to the $1.6 million/year budget powerhouse that it is today. ~50 mins