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Creative Productivity Challenge Day 3: Purpose
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Creative Productivity Challenge Day 3: Purpose

Explore all the posts from NewMusicBox’s 5-Day Creative Productivity Challenge here.

Flow: it’s that magical place when we are “in the zone” and operating at peak creativity—we’re focused, our mind is quiet, we’re working with marvelous ease and time seems to disappear.

How can we set ourselves up to get to the flow state more consistently?

What if the flow state were more accessible than we realized?

We’ll cover:
3 ways to boost your motivation, creativity, and access to flow.

A. Know your WHY
B. Know your Hero’s Journey
C. Know your FLOW

Resources for Day 3


I help musicians get more of their best work out into the world—so they can finally become the artists they are meant to be. I wrote the book, “Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music,” and am a music career coach, author, and speaker. In my previous life I directed the Center for Music Entrepreneurship at Manhattan School of Music and ran the career programs at Indiana University and New England Conservatory. Get a free copy of my 5 Step Start-up Guide to get more music career traction at... Read more »


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