Be your own coach: Episode 1 with Aleks Welles
The first ever Re-Enchantment Podcast is with Aleks Welles, a Canadian Singer-Songwriter.
In an entertaining 22 minutes we discuss:
How Aleks and I met while attending acting school in New York City
How Aleks went from hating music as a child to becoming a musician
Who inspired him to start singing
His dedicated DIY method for improving his voice
His upcoming four song EP (with no filler tracks!)
We discuss the book “The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron, and being present with your creativity
The balance between having a big vision and doing the day to day tasks
Daniel Coyle’s book “The Talent Code” and “deep practice”
Plus: a thrilling anecdotal story about Aleks participating in a twerking competition on his birthday. Stay tuned to find out if he won!
Podcast theme music by Ross Bugden, check out his other work on YouTube!
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Click below to download a 1-page PDF summary of lessons I learned from my conversation with Aleks, and prompts for how you could apply these lessons to your own work, and life.
~ Will Swyers!