I finally had some time to crank out a few new promo video compilations this year. After doing a ton of video work for other bands and artists, I realized I needed to update my own stuff. Then, I realized I had to actually find the time to do it! As a musician that covers several genres spanning many decades of good music, it can be tough to tell someone exactly what kind of music you play. My answer is usually, “anything.” I, then, find myself with a pile of random song requests asking if I play this or that… Well, I guess that’s what I get for giving that answer. I might not know every song but I know enough good ones to be considered a jukebox!
Every since I bought the Sony HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder (Black), I have been packing it around to random gigs and attaching it to the mic or tablet stand and recording my entire gig. That’s actually the easy part! At some point afterward, I spend way too much time digging through the footage to find a few good quality songs and piece them together to make a diverse compilation video. This is where my profession in procrastination takes over. However, I’m quickly learning that if I want to take my business to the next level, there is no time for procrastination.
Over the past year, I have become comfortable with meeting a specific quota and just going with the flow. There is definitely nothing wrong with that but I feel like I am cutting myself short. I am beginning to learn the difference in quota and potential. I am ready to surpass quota and finally reach for potential. I honestly believe that the sky is the limit. I write these little blogs to not only share my story and my musical experiences with you but to hopefully inspire some of you to think for yourself and go beyond what you think you are capable of. It’s not an easy path to walk on or stay on but the rewards are incredible. Life’s a journey, not a destination! ~Steven Tyler