March 21, 2016
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How to Quit Sabotaging Yourself In 3 Easy Steps

This article was originally written for and published on www.oohbother.com. It has since been revised. You don’t care about anyone but yourself. And neither do I. (To clarify, I don’t care about anyone but myself, not yourself.) This is a recipe for disaster, and it was true at one point, until I learned a few things the hard way. Until I was humbled by a difficult and important conversation. When I first quit Love and Theft (that’s right, I was once a D-list celebrity), I was in a tailspin. Not because I had done the wrong thing–I hadn’t–but because I […]
December 11, 2015
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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 […]