Create the Community You Need | Chris ColesChris Coles is the Founder of Musicians Unite which is a community of musicians born out of the desire to support musicians of all ages, styles and skill level.  The goal is to help one another achieve success, share their challenges, and establish a place to learn from each other’s experiences.

Chris has a degree in Music Education and is an avid drummer and percussionist.  He has experience playing a wide range of music from funk, rock and jazz to orchestra and more.   Chris is passionate about supporting his fellow musicians to achieve their dreams which has led to his crafting a community that specifically meets this need.

In this episode we talk about overcoming burnout, being vs. doing, and surrounding yourself with the right people.

Episode Highlights

We start by discussing how Musicians Unite was born and go on to discuss:

  • Creating the community you wish you had
  • Burnout that led to a multi-year break
  • What’s up next for the Musicians Unite community
  • The importance of networking with other musicians
  • Making the process fun above all

Key Points

  • Listen to your membership. Build the product your members want in the format they prefer.
  • Connect with the right musicians who meet your goals.
  • Focus on what you can control.


“Focus on what you can do today, what you need to do today, and chip away at that one day at a time.”
—Chris Coles

“If you’re lost in the doing, you’re not enjoying it. Take it slow, take it moment by moment and write a list of what you can do today.”
—Chris Coles

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