Rick Barker and Lessons Learned from Working with Taylor Swift | DO 88

Rick Barker and Lessons Learned from Working with Taylor Swift

Music industry veteran, Rick Barker, shares with Matt his “do over” after 15 years in radio that lead to his meteoric rise in the music industry as manager of Taylor Swift.  This isn’t your normal “reinvention” story.  Listen in and prepare to be inspired as well as entertained.

 

To learn more about Rick Barker and his new Music Industry Blueprint, go to MusicIndustryBlueprint.com.

 

 

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What You’ll Learn:

  • How Rick got started in the music industry.
  • Why Rick was chosen to work in artist development.
  • The reason Rick started with the question “What do you want?”
  • Why Taylor’s parents chose Rick as a manager, even though he had no experience.
  • What Rick believes lead to then-unknown Taylor Swift’s success.
  • Why Rick left the job as Taylor’s manager.
  • Why comfort may be your enemy.
  • The biggest lesson that Rick took away from working with Taylor.
  • How to avoid getting caught up in distractions.
  • Why you should only focus on the things you can control.
  • What you need to know about Rick’s new venture, Music Industry Blueprint.
  • The benefit of building credibility by offering value.
  • How to use social media in the most responsible way.

 

 

Resources Mentioned in this Podcast:

 Rick Barker and Lessons Learned from Working with Taylor Swift

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