How To Make Your Chords Flow

After I had been in the rehearsal room with my very first band for about 3 months, it was time for our first show. I was pretty nervous, yet excited to try out my brand new stage piano. Man that thing sounded amazing. Classic vintage sounds and a much more real-to-life piano sound than my … Read more

Imagine – Practicing Mentally

Many -successful- people swear by visualization. They truly believe that if they think hard enough about something they want and envision themselves with every fibre of their bodies already having it – how it feels, looks, smells – that they will get it. And the strange thing is (or is it?) – it works.   … Read more

Are You Taking Care Of Your Most Important Asset?

You can only perform as good as your body and mind allow for. They are your tools – your instrument. When you regard them as such, taking good care of them makes all the more sense. “A sound mind is in a sound body” “Perfecting the personal regularly leads to success as a professional – … Read more

Steal Like An Artist While Emulating Chefs

It’s hard to argue that we are constantly being influenced by all that we see in the world around us – consciously, but definitely also unconsciously. Being aware of this fact and on the lookout for the recyclable building blocks that make something -anything- “great,” allows you to extract those building blocks, ideas and tricks, … Read more

Routine is the Enemy – Consistency your Friend

Here I’ll talk a bit about the philosophy of alternation, thereby challenging yourself and how we can treat and leverage “growing into something” -“habitifying,” if you will- to actually make ourselves improve more effectively. We’ll look at how we can throw both our bodies and minds off-guard so they adapt to- and adopt a state … Read more

Listen

Actively listening, will teach you tons. It implies paying attention to what you hear, without over-analyzing (i.e. thinking about-, or better said, judging it) just yet. Not mixing in your own thoughts, forming an opinion and thereby distracting your attention away from actually absorbing the input. This proves difficult. Here’s how to increase the benefits … Read more