252 episodes

The Musician’s Guide is a podcast for artists to learn healthy, wealthy, and wise practices in various stages in their career. Our host Karen Cubides, CEO of Karen Cubides Agency, is fulfilling her mission to use a well-rounded and holistic approach to take musician’s careers to the next level. Listen in every week as she interviews music industry professionals and top performers to share their insights on thriving as a modern musician!

The Musician's Guide To Being Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise Karen Cubides

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    • 5.0 • 53 Ratings

The Musician’s Guide is a podcast for artists to learn healthy, wealthy, and wise practices in various stages in their career. Our host Karen Cubides, CEO of Karen Cubides Agency, is fulfilling her mission to use a well-rounded and holistic approach to take musician’s careers to the next level. Listen in every week as she interviews music industry professionals and top performers to share their insights on thriving as a modern musician!

    Episode 252: Strategies to Improve your Emotional Intelligence

    Episode 252: Strategies to Improve your Emotional Intelligence

    In this episode, Karen discusses emotional intelligence and its impact on personal and professional life. She shares strategies for self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. Karen emphasizes the importance of emotional intelligence in understanding oneself and others, and how it can lead to personal satisfaction and career success. Listener Write in: https://www.musiciansguidepodcast.com/about Patreon- Come Hang out: https://patreon.com/user?u=66581011...

    • 31 min
    Episode 251: Is a Lack of Emotional Intelligence Holding You Back?

    Episode 251: Is a Lack of Emotional Intelligence Holding You Back?

    In this episode, Karen discusses the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) for musicians. She explains that EQ refers to the ability to identify and manage one's own emotions as well as the emotions of others. Karen emphasizes that EQ is a powerful tool for networking, setting boundaries, and achieving success in the music industry. She outlines the four core skills of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. Karen also highli...

    • 23 min
    Episode 250: Grant Writing with Monica Benson

    Episode 250: Grant Writing with Monica Benson

    In this episode of the Musicians Guide podcast, host Karen Cubides interviews Monica Benson, a multifaceted artist, educator, and arts administrator. They discuss grant writing in the nonprofit sector and Monica's journey in the music industry. They also touch on topics such as pivotal moments in Monica's career, the importance of taking time off, and overcoming injuries. Monica shares her experiences with therapy and how it has supported her mental health and musicianship. In this conve...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 249: Should You? Is it For Everybody?

    Episode 249: Should You? Is it For Everybody?

    Just in case you don't have an annoying older sibling that reminds you, it's Mother's Day this upcoming Sunday May 12th! In today's episode, Karen goes through and talks very candidly about her experience being a whole year into motherhood. So if you're wondering what it's like, if she has any regrets, you want to know the biggest lies she was told or plain and simple want to have a sideline view to all the juicy answers, listen along! Listener Write in: https://www.musiciansguidepodca...

    • 30 min
    Episode 248: Change is Inevitable- Navigating Big Transitions

    Episode 248: Change is Inevitable- Navigating Big Transitions

    In this episode, Karen and Jen discuss the topic of transitions and share their personal experiences with various life and career changes. They talk about the challenges and growth that come with transitioning from one phase to another, such as moving to a new city, changing career paths, and becoming a parent. They emphasize the importance of embracing change, learning from failures, and being open to new opportunities. The conversation highlights the value of personal growth and finding joy...

    • 28 min
    Episode 247: Networking as an Emerging Artist

    Episode 247: Networking as an Emerging Artist

    In this episode of the Musicians Guide Podcast, Karen and Jen discuss networking for emerging artists. They provide tips for effective networking, emphasizing the importance of clear and respectful communication in emails. They also discuss the value of following up and maintaining relationships with people in the industry. The hosts highlight the significance of positive interactions and support in networking, both in person and through social media. They encourage emerging artists to find n...

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

jvanhemusic ,

Outstanding

Karen’s podcast is raw and real. She has a clear and authentic connection with her guests. Her engaging approach to interviews will keep you hooked for the duration of the show.

rsteinbergtrumpet ,

Recommended

I am a sucker for career advice for musicians, self help resources, and personal stories- so “The Musician’s Guide” is a podcast I enjoy. I would recommend this podcast.

Gobamagirl ,

Never miss an episode

I love that Karen speaks to both the person and the musician. We often neglect one of the other during a season of life, so it’s refreshing to be reminded to check in with yourself. I’ve learned so much from Karen, I can’t believe this podcast is free 🤣 thank you, Karen!

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