May 29, 2017
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What if you had the AUDACITY?

Today, I encourage you to consider what goals you would set if you just had the brash audacity to set them. This is an idea I lifted while reading the book The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone. (Highly recommended if you want to get motivated to explore levels of effort that you haven’t experienced before!) We often don’t set truly ambitious goals because, as soon as we think them, our lizard brain tells us not to bother, we can’t do it. In fact, I’ll be the first to confess that when I want something badly, I’m more apt to avoid going […]
January 13, 2016
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How to Get a Record Deal in 5 Easy Steps

I got a record deal. I did! I did it. I dreamed about it, cried about it, prayed about it and obsessed over it for over a decade, and then… I got one. I’m not going to downplay my experience, because it was awesome. I got to do things that many a 15-year-old daydreams about. When I reflect back on that process, I realize that there are principles that can be applied to the building of any business, to the building of any significant project that is worth conquering, to the accomplishment of any worthy goal. So you’re ready to take […]
December 11, 2015
A major ingredient of success is effective networking and the building of meaningful long-term relationships. Master this trick to help you network like a true leader.

8 Words to Network Like a Boss

When we were developing Love and Theft (if you don’t know that part of my back story, just click here), we spent hours and hours writing and practicing, playing live shows at tiny little pizza shops and acoustic rooms. We did weekend writing camps and demoed more songs than I can even remember. We polished up our harmonies and dialed in complementary guitar parts and piano parts. We worked on photos and social media campaigns and websites and building up a following. These things—that drive and that hard work—all played a part in us finally signing a record deal and experiencing […]
August 4, 2015
Great free resources for entrepreneurs and bloggers, from Pat Flynn, Tony Robbins, Jeff Goins, Seth Godin, Sally Hogshead, Lewis Howes and more.

Check out some great free resources…

I began BrianBandas.com with one key principle in mind above all else: GENEROSITY. It is my belief that whatever I give will come back to me in time. I have fallen deeply in love with the generosity marketplace, the economy of giving that has become so prevalent. What a fantastic cornerstone to doing business. In that spirit, I thought this would be a fitting first blog post. Please enjoy a few of my favorite FREE resources found out there on the web. I think you’ll find these to be helpful and inspiring.   1. First of all (and you can thank me later), click […]