Do you have what it takes to become the first you? Everyone wants to be the next Taylor Swift or the next Bruno Mars but rarely do artists say they want to be their authentic self. In this episode, Rick breaks down how you should be evaluating yourself as an artist. If you are going to be the next big hit, you need to know your strengths and have some clearly defined goals. Rick shares some key questions you should be asking yourself, you don't want to miss this episode.

“Be the first you.”

-Rick Barker

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Key Highlights:  

⇾ Don’t be the next Taylor Swift, be the first you

⇾ Figuring out your own personal strengths

⇾ Evaluate and establish your career goals


Time Stamps:

1:34 What does it takes to be the next Taylor Swift?

2:36 Understanding that your fan base is key

3:07 The Gary V of the music business

4:07 Figuring out your current strengths

5:50 The necessary work ethic

7:10 Understanding the music business

7:30 Establishing your goals

8:06 Research before you put your product out


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