M De La Pena asks:
Looking back on your career what is one lesson you have learned or mistake you have made that has impacted how you do things today?
I have learned to listen to what the artist says to determine his concerns. If the act is worried about something it is usually the sign of a real problem. In this sense the client almost always leads the manager into what is best for the career. There is a solution to every problem. It is important to remember the 3 Ps when dealing with adversity. 1. It is not personal. 2. It is not pervasive. 3. It is not permanent. ACTION is the operative word. When in doubt, do something.