Change is often uncomfortable. Not only that, but it’s often hard, too. Things generally want to remain unchanged, and a great deal of energy and force can be exerted in changing habits, routines, actions, and anything else that might make a difference in your music career.

But when we force change, it tends not to stick.

So, what do you do if you’re stuck in a rut? How do you get out of it? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, David shares several ways music career inertia can be overcome.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:18 – Capturing ideas as they come to you
  • 01:06 – Inertia and coasting
  • 02:08 – Facing up to discomfort and inertia
  • 03:34 – Making tough decisions
  • 03:57 – Having difficult conversations
  • 05:08 – Taking big, uncomfortable actions
  • 05:49 – Identifying and changing unproductive habits
  • 07:22 – Episode summary

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