The Key to Success: Give Up? – By Stu Chisholm

July 28, 2018 by Stu Chisholm

There are a few authors I follow on, and the following advice came via a column there. I usually don’t outright glom-on to another author’s work, but I have been giving this issue a lot of thought lately and have reached the same conclusions. And, like me, he also loves quotes! So here is a sort of Frankenstein-like conglomeration of Zdravko Cvijetic’s and my own findings on…

“Somebody once told me the definition of hell: ‘On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have become.’” ~Anonymous

Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person you can become, you don’t need to add more things. You need to give some of them up. While we all may have our own definition of what success is, there are certain things that are universal, which can help make you successful if you give up on them. You can give up some of them as soon as today, while it might take a bit longer to give up on others.

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Stu Chisholm had been collecting music since he was about eight years old and began his DJ career in 1979. After much hard work, trial-and-error, and a stint at the Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts, he studied the DJ arts with famous Michigan broadcaster, Bill Henning, at a local college. Stu interned at Detroit’s rock powerhouse, WRIF. To his radio and mobile work Stu later added club gigs at Detroit’s best venues, and voiceover work. He has shared his extensive DJ experience through his Mobile Beat columns, as a seminar speaker and through his book, “The Complete Disc Jockey: A Comprehensive Manual for the Professional DJ,” released in 2008.

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