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Jam!: Amp Your Team, Rock Your Business by Dan Lipson, Jeff Carlisi

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Chapter 2. Dream On

Dreaming of success is a lot more fun than working for it. But if you want to hit the top of the charts, you have to put in the hard work long before the crowds show up.

If you've ever spent any time hunting for a job—or, for that matter, a girlfriend or boyfriend—you have an idea of the trickiness involved in joining a new band. A potential partnership can go wrong in an infinite number of ways: you want them more than they want you, you've got concerns about control or potential, you're wondering whether everyone's headed in the same direction.

Once you hit a certain age, finding that perfect match, whether a band, a job, or a significant other, becomes considerably more difficult as everyone's preferences start locking in. ...

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