Stop Hiding, Stop Studying and Start Living

Everyone is wounded in some way; it’s easy to see why you unconsciously hide yourself away from the world. Secluded and on your own, you become busy doing the things you know how to do instead of the things you don’t know how to do that need to get done. Without fuss or resistance you […]

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Life Happens While You Wait

I spent a lifetime creating demo songs to perfect my craft. All those demo tapes once full up ended up in plastic bags in storage, never to see the light of day. This was before the Internet. Today you can potentially get in front of millions of people by clicking a button. You don’t have […]

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The Big Idea

The Big Idea

I spent years playing the bass. Never needed a reason to play.  Still don’t.  Bass is the most authentic thing I do, played for its own sake and assumes its own shape.  There was no BIG PLAN behind the work, it was a release away from day jobs, hassle, noise and doing things other peoples […]

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Truth

An old allegory teaches when Truth was born and went among Mankind. The people didn’t want to hear what he had to say and so turned their backs on him. Rejected and humiliated, Truth goes into the hills to live alone in a cave. One night sitting alone by his fire, Story comes to him.  […]

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Courage To Speak

Secluded, on your own, busy doing the things you know how to do instead of doing the things you don’t know how to do – that need to get done.  Without fuss or resistance you shut yourself away, quietly quarantined yourself from the outside world, separated yourself from life and living to get ready to […]

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Who Are You Being?

I’ve been Steve the Factory Worker.   Steve the bass player.   Steve the stand-up comedian.   Steve the business man.   Steve the Author.   I was accepted as I presented myself.   You will be accepted as you present yourself.   Who are you being?   Who do you really want to be?   Steve

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Do It Anyway

If you don’t ‘fit in’ do it anyway If you don’t have the right hair do it anyway The past is long gone so do it anyway If you’re unsure do it anyway Yeah but if you’re really unsure do it anyway Even though you have doubts about it You will be accepted and respected when you finally push […]

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Success Secrets Of The Ancients

Bansir looked at the streets filled with tradesmen, beggars and half naked slaves bearing heavy goatskins filled with water to pour over the hanging gardens. Then glancing at the high towering walls surrounding the King’s palace he looked at his simple home. As a chariot builder of Babylon he was to finish a chariot for […]

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The Greatest Challenge

Something you’re thinking about doing that you’re not sure how to do has already been done by another person. A ——————————— B Somebody worked on the problem long before you and figured out how to get from A to B. From their experience they developed a system or a process that can be replicated by […]

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Are You Getting Ready To get Ready?

‘Being ready’ is an illusion because there’s always more you can learn… how much knowledge and information does a person really need before they’re ‘ready?’  I dreamt of playing like Mark King in front of thousands of people, even though I’d never picked up a bass before. I first saw him play on TV back […]

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