25. April 2008
von Derek Sivers
Kommentare deaktiviert für Eliminating the time between thinking something and doing it

Eliminating the time between thinking something and doing it

I admire people that experiment with their own life.

People like marathon runner Dean Karnazes, memory expert Piotr Wozniak, and optimized superman Tim Ferriss, for example.

I’ve been experimenting with eliminating procrastination. … Read the rest “Eliminating the time between thinking something and doing it”

24. April 2008
von Derek Sivers
Kommentare deaktiviert für If I had a record label, would you be signed to it?

If I had a record label, would you be signed to it?

I never liked the idea of having a record label, because you’re too deeply invested into something you don’t control.

So if I were to have a label, my decision of who to sign wouldn’t be decided just by the quality of the music. There are plenty o… Read the rest “If I had a record label, would you be signed to it?”

15. April 2008
von Derek Sivers
Kommentare deaktiviert für Piracy is not the problem

Piracy is not the problem

Some musicians feel they would be rich and famous by now if it weren’t for piracy.

But more people are killed by pigs than sharks each year.

Because shark attacks are more sensational and newsworthy, they seem more prevalent.

Because piracy … Read the rest “Piracy is not the problem”

7. April 2008
von Derek Sivers
Kommentare deaktiviert für What should I do when someone says, “Let me know what you think!” of their music?

What should I do when someone says, “Let me know what you think!” of their music?

I love listening to music, but the minute someone says, “Let me know what you think,” it becomes work.

See — I’m still a musician and producer at heart, so if someone really wants to know what I think, my real thoughts sound something like, “Rea… Read the rest “What should I do when someone says, “Let me know what you think!” of their music?”