The first step in becoming a successful musician is knowing what that word means to you.
Seriously. It’s that easy.
Most of us are led to believe that success is equal to fortune and fame, and it’s understandable how we have this attitude. But the good folks at the Live Unsigned Blog say that it’s a mistake to judge your own success by the standards of others. Make a plan, set small goals, and don’t do it for the money are three sound bits of advice set down in their article, “How Do You Define Success as a Musician?” I strongly suggest you read and ponder it, regardless of where you are in your career.