“Leading from fear is the easy route. Leading from joy is pure magic. When you realize your job is to show up and love your job, to project pure positivity even on one your worst days, to love the people that work for you, you might find that even during difficult times, you start enjoying it more too.”
“When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.” — Tom Hodgkinson
Every successful social media campaign starts with a key, often overlooked step — getting approval to try it in the first place.
As with most things in life, big success is often the result of experimentation and in order to do that you first must get the powers that be to sign off on your idea.
The following 10 steps can increase the odds you get a greenlight for your next game-changing social initiative…
You’ve got music and gigs to promote so screw the intro, let’s get right to the good stuff.
Here’s how to promote your music using Facebook (or Instagram) ads…
“Writing is the best kind of networking. By making it easy for people to find you online, you’ll create a vehicle for serendipity. Call on your vehicle when you want to manufacture serendipity, and you need some activation energy.”
“We asked you what books inspired you this year. We took your answers and turned then into this list. We hope it proves useful. Onward.”
“We are engaged in a feedback loop with anxiety. Fearing it, and in response, trying to avoid it or push it down, is part of what can make it such a problem for us. It feels like an obstacle because we have been treating it as such.”
“The abundance of information out there can make it tempting to read about the actual thing you want to do next, be it coding, blogging, creating music, or starting a business. Look deep inside: what’s preventing you from starting your project?”
“It takes in average 64 seconds for an individual to return to its work after an email interruption. Considering that an average worker checks its email 15 times a day, that’s already a quarter of an hour gone daily.”
“Anything that doesn’t stand out will eventually become irrelevant, commoditized and ignored. There will always be a faster, better, or cheaper option for everything.”