281 – Death by 1,000 Arrows

by | Dec 22, 2022 | Podcast

Success in music hinges on a strong mindset, because inevitably there will be challenge and rejection to endure. The pressure to quit will always get the best of you unless you’ve got your psychology together.

But what happens when you’ve been pushed so close to the edge that taking an involuntary leap into the great unknown is a foregone conclusion? What happens when a gentle shove is all it takes for you to plummet into the abyss?

In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, David shares what “death by 1,000 arrows” is and how it can be avoided.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:17 – Success is an inside job
  • 01:25 – What is “death by 1,000 arrows?”
  • 02:27 – Star of the Giants (Kyojin no Hoshi)
  • 03:38 – Real life examples of death by 1,000 arrows
  • 05:11 – Everything is what it is
  • 06:37 – The best way to avoid death by 1,000 arrows
  • 07:27 – Expansion

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