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June 30, 2008

Derek Sivers of CD Baby on Perfection

When it comes to your music career, do you ever feel under pressure to do things perfect the first time? Do you believe there's an ideal right way and wrong way to use all the new tools of self-promotion? Do you ever feel strained to find the shortest, surest route to success?

Listen to these wise words from CD Baby founder Derek Sivers for a fresh perspective:


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posted by Bob Baker @ 10:01 AM   4 comments


At Jul 2, 2008, 10:51:00 AM, Blogger Charlie Cheney said...

Yep, it's like he was speaking directly to me!

I remember sitting in the audience just going "let this one sink in Charlie, just let this ONE sink in.
Thanks Bob, it was such a great conference. -Charlie

At Jul 2, 2008, 9:00:00 PM, Blogger Sam Bhattacharya said...

Derek Sivers is possibly the coolest person on the planet. Actually, I don't know who's cooler - Bob or Derek. :-)

At Jul 8, 2008, 11:00:00 AM, Anonymous Gary Girouard said...

I remember another great philosopher that spoke of a similar philosophy --- "Hakuna Matata" -- I think his name was 'Pumba' or somethin...

Cheers from Cape Cod,

- Gary

At Jul 21, 2009, 5:12:00 PM, Blogger Lee Jarvis said...

Great video, and very wise words! Thanks for sharing, Bob!



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