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Being blessed with enough natural talent to fulfill your aspirations as a professional musician is an extremely fortunate opportunity. Not everyone has the chance to live out his or her dream of making music as a career. So when artists come to that first realization of, "Wow, my passion is becoming my nine-to-five life," containing one's excitement about what the future holds is nearly impossible.
As a result, when artists begin to make initial progress in their careers, they tend to be trigger happy as new opportunities are presented to them. Despite this positive, enthusiastic mindset, it's essential for artists to learn to be selective with their decisions and only move forward with ventures that have their big-picture goals in mind. It may be difficult to pass up on certain deals after spending years working to reach a level where offers come your way, but showing restraint will ultimately benefit you and your artistic initiatives in the long run.