Nobody Knows What They’re Doing

Do you feel like a fraud?
Does anyone actually know what they’re doing? Like, ever?

Imposter Syndrome is a real problem for musicians and other creatives. The good news is that, in my opinion, no one really knows what they’re doing most of the time.

 

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Jack of All Trades, Master of None

There must be a downside to being good at everything? Or, at least, a downside trying to be good at everything?
Today I’m examining the idea of being a “Jack Of All Trades”, and whether this is beneficial or harmful to a musical career. I’m doing so by tracking my freelance career path, and how each skill I’ve developed has informed and benefited further skills, and led to a point where I can earn money and call myself a professional musician.