How To Innovate (And Change The World)

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life29 Comments

We’re all constantly drawn in multiple directions. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, all places that constantly confront you with how things could be better, how others are living a more adventurous, worthy and attractive life. This is something I struggle with every day. I aspire to be the best I can be, yet I am constantly confronted with how I could be better – or to be frank – how I am … Read More

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Hack The Entrepreneur Podcast: How To Start A Record Label (And My Business Philosophy)

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life2 Comments

  A friend of mine recently introduced me to Jon Nastor of the Hack The Entrepreneur podcast. As a big fan of podcasts, I dove deep and discovered that Jon has one of the nicest podcasts out on the web. The format is powerful and straight to the point: 30-60 minute conversions with entrepreneurs from different fields, where he ‘hacks’ them and extracts their strategies for success, drivers and philosophies. … Read More

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2014: Writing Roundup

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life, Music Marketing0 Comments

With the new year started, I wanted to take the opportunity to round up my writing over 2014, and to update you on what’s been going on – and what’s coming. The last quarter was exciting for us over at Heroic. We released our first album, the debut of Ark Patrol, titled Voyager. A true passion project that took months to make. It was ambitious and a first for us, … Read More

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Books that changed my view on the music industry

Budi VoogtCreativity, Entrepreneurship, Life, Productivity0 Comments

I love to read. Really, I love it. It hasn’t always been like this though. Like most people, I used to be reluctant to pick up a book and read… I considered it boring, plus, there’s the internet. Yet I have always been a voracious consumer of information. About two years ago my reading habit started, when a number of bloggers that I follow collectively recommended the same books. I … Read More

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Running An Independent Label: A Year In Review

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life4 Comments

The label More than a year and a half ago we started Heroic, our label group slash management agency. We are focused on Empowering Creators. It started as a way to release the music we loved and artists we worked with. I was managing a few acts back then, all of whom were experimental in sound and yet unestablished. We experienced a hard time getting them signed to bigger labels, specifically … Read More

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