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Successful People Do The Work When They Don’t Feel Like It

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You’re tired, you had a long day, you know you have to practice, but the only thing you really want to do is NOTHING. But if you have...

Don't Ever Let Anything Hold You Back

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Whenever you set out on a journey towards something there will most likely be times where you run into a wall. Whether it is internal or external, no...

Follow Instructions

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At Grid Book, we are all about thinking for yourself, being proactive, questioning everything, and having a general rebellious state of mind for the greater good, but at...

Don't Listen To Everything People Tell You

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On our journey as performers, we are constantly receiving information about how to do what we do. Your instructors, peers, influences, and even haters all have a place...

If You Don't Clock The Hours You Don't Win

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You Have To Work. If you don't clock the hours, you don't win. And we aren't talking about winning with scores or medals, we mean moving forward and...

Be Undeniable.

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Practice until you are so great at what you do that no one can deny any detail of your performance. Being undeniable means performing at the pinnacle of...

Go All In.

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It doesn't matter what you're doing, if you want to be great at it you have to go all in. And in an ensemble, EVERY SINGLE PERSON has...

Ability Over Expectation.

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You have to practice until your ability far exceeds what is expected of you. Too often students will stop practicing once they reach the minimum requirements from their...

Perform Aggressively, Act Humbly.

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We have all seen it before. Someone who lets everyone know how "Good" they are, or puts out an arrogant vibe through their actions. As percussionists, we often...

Know How To Flip The Switch

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Sometimes, or maybe all the time, life gets really stressful. Between work, school, social life, practice, and all other things life throws at you, it can be easy...