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The Mind Over Finger Podcast

Dec 25, 2020

Whether you want to rock the stage for your next performance, win an audition, land your dream job, transform your teaching studio, or start a new music business: IT’S POSSIBLE! And this episode will help you set things up for your massive success!

  • You will walk away with:
  • A renewed vision for the future
  • Clear goals and specific strategies to implement and create an incredible musical reality for yourself
  • Unwavering confidence in your ability to succeed
  • A feeling of dedication to the process
  • The motivation to get started and, more importantly, to KEEP GOING!


Gear Up for 2021!



Gear Up 2021! Handout:

Mind Over Finger Podcast Episode #71 – Motivation:

Blog post about the Argument of the Growing Heap:


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A HUGE thank you to my fantastic producer, Bella Kelly!

Most sincere thank you to composer Jim Stephenson who graciously provided the show’s musical theme!  Concerto #1 for Trumpet and Chamber Orchestra – Movement 2: Allegro con Brio, performed by Jeffrey Work, trumpet, and the Lake Forest Symphony, conducted by Jim Stephenson.

Thank you to Susan Blackwell for the introduction!  You can find out more about Susan, her fantastic podcast The Spark File, and her work helping creatives of all backgrounds expand their impact by visiting