From the Band Room to the Boardroom

May 8, 2010 at 8:12 pm Leave a comment

The 9 Common Lessons of Music Education That Translate into Success

by Craig M. Cortello excerpt from Everything We Needed to Know About Business, We Learned Playing Music

1. Confidence and Self-Esteem (Stepping Up to the Mic)

2. Collaboration and Teamwork (I’m in the Band)

3. Leadership (Conducting Your Symphony of Employees)

4. Salesmanship and Branding (Give the Fans What They Want)

5. Creativity & Innovation (Improvising From the Charts)

6. Risk Acceptance (Let’s Just “Jam”)

7. Discipline and Fundamentals (Learning the “Scales” of Your Profession)

8. Individuality (Make Your Own Kind of Music)

9. Passion (Play it With Feeling)

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