The Modern Recordist podcast EP: 026 – How big are you thinking? How to think bigger – The 15 Minute Mixdown

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*Recommended book for this episode: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

This episode is a brainstorm of sorts… On this edition of The 15 Minute Mixdown, I start off by asking a whole bunch of questions and work through some thoughts on getting into a mindset of thinking big.

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Often times, we don’t check in with ourselves by asking questions in order to evaluate where we are on our journey, and whether or not we’re headed in the right direction. Because of this, we miss opportunities to think in a way that will put us on a course to creating significance and meaning.

Are you thinking of what you do in terms of the significance and impact you are creating? Or do you resolve that that kind of thinking is only for world leaders and global charities?

As a music creator, do you give yourself credit for having a significant power of influence, and a message that has impact?

Or do you limit yourself by thinking that the music you create is “just for fun” and doesn’t have too much real influence?

When you create music, do you focus on empowerment for yourself and the world, or do you only focus on what you will get out of it?

These are questions and thoughts that I work through on this episode of The Modern Recordist. Spend just a few minutes listening to another solo edition of The 15 Minute Mixdown, and check out the actionable takeaways towards the end.

If you would like more recommendations on how to put yourself in a place to think bigger… OR! If you have some recommendations you would like to share… PLEASE! Make sure you get in touch with me, over at my Contact Page

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About The Modern Recordist

The Modern Recordist is a podcast devoted to the exploration and continual discussion around designing and living your life as an extraordinary artistic visionary. Each week, I (Jon Stinson) venture on this journey, either in a casual hang out with a guest, or by diving into a specific topic for a few minutes in more of a monologue-structured format.

Hear stories and learn from the most innovative, inspired, and talented songwriters and artists in the music scene. Spark your creative genius with actionable advice and takeaways. Become inspired and move to action as you design and live your life as an extraordinary artistic visionary.

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We’re officially at the halfway point in completing our first year of podcasting. We’ve been doing this show for pretty much 6 months, as this is the 26th episode of this weekly podcast (EP: 052 will mark the year!).

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More next week! In the meantime, go live your extraordinary life of an artistic visionary, and create something impactful in the world!


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