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Leaving Law Behind to Become a Musician - Robert Miller

May 30, 2021 Jerome Myers - The Preeminent Authority on Dream Realization
Dreamcatchers Hosted by Jerome Myers
Leaving Law Behind to Become a Musician - Robert Miller
Show Notes

We all have dreams. The question is, what are we willing to give up to go after them? Robert Miller is a musician and a podcast host. In this episode, he shares his journey of leaving law behind to pursue his dream to be a musician. Robert tells us what he had to give up and what challenges he had to overcome to find his true happiness and satisfaction. 

Robert will share with us today his thoughts on following your intuition, the fear of failure, and the roller coaster ride to success. At the end of this episode, we will also hear about Robert’s new music, podcast, and future plans. 

There’s so much to learn from this episode, so hop right in! 

[00:01 - 02:43] Opening Segment 

I introduce Robert to the show

  • A quick fun chat between me and Robert
  • How you can reach Robert

[02:44 - 24:47] Leaving Law Behind to Become a Musician

  • How Robert became a musician
  • Robert’s decision to go to law school
    • Putting the music dream aside for 15 years
    • The challenge of being in law
  • Going back to being a musician
    • Running into a friend who owned a recording studio
    • Putting together a band
    • Robert on following one’s intuition
  • Robert on experiencing a major accident
    • His realizations after the unfortunate event
  • His full transition from law to music
    • The challenges Robert faced
    • Writing more music
    • Why the path to success is not straight 
    • What Robert had to give up for his dream

[21:33 - 39:25] Robert on Finding Happiness and Satisfaction  

  • His fears during the process
    • Robert on the fear of failure
    • His age being a factor
  • Why Robert started a podcast
  • Robert on using the pandemic as an inspiration to write music
  • His new album, book, and future events
  • The importance of meditation

[39:26 - 42:59] Closing Segment

  • What Robert is grateful for
  • The next dreams to catch
  • Robert’s final takeaway

Tweetable Quotes:

“When you have a dream, there’s a burning in your gut...You know when something is right for you, and you know when something isn’t right for you. For me, the signal that was coming into my gut was ‘This is what you always wanted, this is your dream. You’ve got to find a way to go for that dream and go for it.’ ” - Robert Miller

“It’s not the success or the failure, it’s trying. If you’ve got a dream inside of you and you’ve never done it, you don’t want to regret that for the rest of your life. You want to give it a shot. If you make it, great. If you don't, at least you tried.” - Robert Miller 

“It’s not a straight path to success… It’s one step forward, it’s two steps back, it’s three steps sideways. The goal was to always keep moving forward.” - Robert Miller

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