Honesty Pill

Resource & Video Library

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Want Help with Your Priorities?

Learn how to be flexible with your time, but firm with your priorities.

Ready to Change Your Attitude?

The Mindset Shift Game can change your thinking from, "I'd like to do that" to "I will do that!"

Curious about S.M.A.R.T. Goals?

What is a S.M.A.R.T. Goal, and why are they more effective than how you're probably tackling your goals?

Just need a Plan?

If you are always reacting, then you're not driving the bus. It's time to get PRO-active and take hold of the steering wheel.

Free training Videos

How to be Flexible With Your Time

https://vimeo.com/345382089/21bb401095 The decision of how to spend your time might be the most important question any of us face. That’s why learning to plan and use calendars can be so helpful. The important thing is that you stop and think, rather than react mindlessly. Think about your priorities and think about the consequences of your choices. Question whether making an

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The Mindset Shift Game

https://vimeo.com/337580736/80d57b4bf8 In this video you’re going to learn how to change your attitude, your mindset, and quite possibly your entire life––with a two-dollar stack of index cards.  Focus on your Past, Present and Future goals Trick your brain into seeing that your future goals are as attainable as your past accomplishments Remind yourself what’s really important to you Use positive

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What is a SMART Goal?

https://vimeo.com/348308484/71e54cf216 In this lesson you’re going to learn about setting SMART goals––what they are, how to write them, and what makes them so effective.  What is a SMART goal? SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time bound. Think of a SMART goal as a tool that brings structure and accountability to your goal setting. Using “The SMART Goals” worksheet,

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Why You Need a Plan

https://vimeo.com/348097553/59ea3d7fef In this video, we’ll go over the reasons you need a plan.  How to improve faster than the competition How to be smarter about the time you spend on your musical goals The difference between reactive and proactive effort ACTION ITEM: Think of a situation where you found yourself being reactive, and flip the script. What could you have done

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Facebook Live Sessions

DAY 3 of “Beyond the Concert Hall”

https://youtu.be/5x-CMaoK4ao It’s DAY 3, of “Beyond the Concert Hall: How I used my classical training to jumpstart my online business” Case Studies: a beginner’s journey and a 6-figure launch. Today we talked about talk about three real life case studies of musicians who took the leap and created actual online businesses. From a beginner’s journey all the way to a

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DAY 2 of “Beyond the Concert Hall”

https://youtu.be/DAmzeCYncZM It’s time for DAY 2, of “Beyond the Concert Hall: How I used my classical training to jumpstart my online business“ It hapened again––we were live! Today we talked about talk about your fear of competition, why your unique point of view is AWESOME, and why there is room for everyone in the online space. Online Business Accelerator

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DAY 1 of “Beyond the Concert Hall”

https://youtu.be/D9wVLNOxadw DAY 1 of Facebook LIVE: “Beyond the Concert Hall” Imposter Syndrome, 10,000 hours and a glass of water. Ready to take control of your own future? Learn more right here: Online Business Accelerator

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Interview Series

Day 6 Interview Series: Launching an Online Business––Kristen Klehr of The Den Collective

https://www.dropbox.com/s/s7ilcmlyickdhd9/Screenshot%202020-05-23%2012.52.48.png?dl=0 Most musicians tell me they don’t know the first thing about running a business. But I want to point out—if you’ve put in your 10,000 hours in the practice room, you’re capable of a lot more than just playing your instrument. Need a little inspiration to get you moving? I’ve lined up an interview series of musician entrepreneurs who

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Day 3 Interview Series: Launching an Online Business––Nathan Cole

Most musicians tell me they don’t know the first thing about running a business. But I want to point out—if you’ve put in your 10,000 hours in the practice room, you’re capable of a lot more than just playing your instrument. Need a little inspiration to get you moving? I’ve lined up an interview series of musician entrepreneurs who are

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Day 2 Interview Series: Launching an Online Business––Sarah Whitney

https://vimeo.com/414099367/ad675abdbe Most musicians tell me they don’t know the first thing about running a business. But I want to point out—if you’ve put in your 10,000 hours in the practice room, you’re capable of a lot more than just playing your instrument. Need a little inspiration to get you moving? I’ve lined up an interview series of musician entrepreneurs who

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Honesty Pill in the News

LA Phil Turns 100: A Look at its Accomplishments

LA Phil Turns 100: A Look at its Accomplishments:
BY JENNIFER RUFER DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
PUBLISHED 4:40 PM ET JUL. 30, 2019
The Los Angeles Philharmonic turns 100 years old this year and we are celebrating its rich history with a look at its importance, what makes it unique, and how it changed Downtown Los Angeles.
Alex Cohen talks to CEO and Chair Simon Woods, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra’s Principal Conductor Thomas Wilkins and musicians Meredith Snow and Christopher Still.
Watch Inside the Issues at 8 and 11 p.m. Monday through Friday on Spectrum News 1.

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Taking the Honesty Pill: An Interview with Christopher Still, 2nd trumpet of the LA Phil

Christopher Still joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as 2nd trumpet in 2007. This spring, he is launching Honesty Pill, an online resource designed to help people teach themselves how to be better musicians. Through practical courses and informative articles, Christopher aims to give musicians of all levels the tools they need to “ditch the excuses” and truly take their playing to the next level.

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Hop Into Casual Fridays – Episode 6: Christopher Still

Los Angeles Philharmonic trumpet player Christopher Still talks with the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild’s Executive Director, Frances Lopez, about music, beer, and the LA Phil’s Casual Fridays music series and after-parties. Learn more: http://bit.ly/CasualFridaysLAPhil Casual Fridays | Come for the concert. Stay for the drinks. Click here to watch interview.

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Trumpet Journey: Interview with Christopher Still, Second Trumpet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic

CHRISTOPHER STILL joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Second Trumpet in 2007.  Before coming to California, he was the Principal Trumpet of the Colorado Symphony. He has also held the positions of Associate Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Symphony and Principal Trumpet of the Charleston (SC) Symphony. Additionally, Christopher has served as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Festival

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