How to Master Your Craft like a Child Prodigy

5 lessons from the life of Felix Mendelssohn

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What your pupil already accomplishes, bears the same relation to the Mozart of that time that the cultivated talk of a grown-up person bears to the prattle of a child.

1. Find Your Passion & Pursue It

2. Create Your Best Work

“Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.”

3. Never Stop Learning

4. Gather Outside Experiences & Start New Hobbies

5. Share Your Work With The World

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