Pete Best was not just their drummer… he was their friend, their “mate”. The band had played some of their first gigs in the coffee shop his mother ran. He had been there through the tough “eight days a week” bookings in Hamburg. He had played The Cavern in Liverpool. Pete Best was a key member of The Beatles.
But when it came time to take the leap from bar band to world stage, The Beatles decided that Pete Best wasn’t good enough, and Ringo Starr was. They made the tough decision to fire their friend.
What is holding you back?
What people, ideas, notions, and beliefs shackle you from success? Fire them.
And equally relevant, hire the people, ideas, notions, and beliefs that you need to excel.
Rock Stars find the right people to jam with, and then figure everything else out from there.
Rock Stars surround themselves with great players, often players far more talented then themselves.
Rock Star surround themselves with people who ignite their creativity and spark their energy.
Who is in your band?
Not just people. Your “band” is your world… the people, ideas, and concepts that form your boundaries.
Who needs to leave your band in order for you to succeed?
Like The Beatles, you must take decisive action.
Break ties with those who are holding you back. Surround yourself with people that make you better at what you do.
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