5 Powerful Lessons on How to Connect With Your Audience (Podcast)

I’ve been thinking a lot about what singer/songwriter Mike Mattison told me in our recent interview, about what it means to become a professional in your craft. Some of his advice can be challenging to those who go into the arts for the love of it. If you are a writer looking to get to the “next level” in your career, so much of what Mike shares may be useful. In this episode, I share five powerful lessons on how to connect with your audience. These include:

  • Making a genuine statement with your creative work can lead to more success than trying to fit into the expectations of the market.
  • You have to be “fanatically” into your creative work, much more so than you would expect.
  • Your network will create amazing (and unexpected) opportunities.
  • Accepting that creative work is essentially magic — creating value out of thin air — should change how you think about your business dealings.
  • Change is a constant in your career. The gift is doing the work.

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