The Yin and Yang of a Music Career: Be a Good Hang

by | Feb 12, 2024 | Video

What did David learn about the yin and yang of a music career from Derek Sivers? Watch the latest video to find out.


In my 2009 interview with Derek Sivers, he kind of talked about the yin and yang of a music career.

If you’re just getting started and you’re not good at what you do just yet, he suggests you should spend plenty of time in the shed getting better at your craft.

Then, when you’re ready, start getting yourself out there. Make as many contacts and friends as you possibly can. It’s not about networking per se. It’s about getting out there and meeting people.

And he says that you’ve got to be a good hang because there’s a lot of well-publicized jerks out there. You may think you can behave that way and make it to the big time, and it usually doesn’t work that way. So, you want to be a good hang