What is the #1 Factor of Success in the Music Business?

School has started once again and I’m certain my students couldn’t be more delighted! Seriously: It’s a great time to be reminded of the TOP 4 contributors to success in the music business:
1.      Strong Motivation to win!
2.      Talent (surrounding yourself with talented people)
3.      Perseverance: You must hang in until you succeed – DON’T GIVE UP!
4.      Get important information (read the trades, books, articles, take courses, network, etc.).