Episode 40 - Colette Brandenburg [Choreographer]
Colette Brandenburg, co-Founder of the LA Follies, talks about grit, consistency, her "The Artists Way" practice and deciding to read first thing in the morning in this episode. Enjoy the show!
7:42 - How did Colette learn how to belly dance?
10:53 - Why Colette still loves "The Nutcracker".
13:30 - Colette's experience with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
19:21 - "When I am working on my business, I am working on my art."
23:01 - Lessons learned from starting 'The Federation'.
28:40 - How Colette draws inspiration on a regular basis.
30:12 - What is "The Artist Way" and how does Colette follow the practice?
34:30 - Why artists should not look at past artistic practices to determine the business strategies of the future.
40:10 - "The Cane Breaker"
42:24 - "Grit and consistency"
49:38 - "I would read more ..."
53:42 - Reading a non-fiction book first thing in the morning has helped Colette grow.
Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap: Whatever It Takes by Richard Dufour
The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Grit by Angela Duckworth
The Golden Rules: Finding Work Class Excellence in Your Life And Work by Bob Bowman and Charles Butler
Smarter Better Faster by Charles Duhigg
Get Clients Now by C.J. Hayden