I talk with Myla Smith about her early experiences with music, how to start a music career, and how she made a crucial decision that allowed her to pursue her musical dreams while maintaining a healthy life balance.


 Early Career

  • Growing up singing in church and plays
  • Working on the Barney & Friends show
  • Learning to make records at a young age


How To Start A Music Career & Maintain Life Balance

  • Working the accounting and creative side of her brain
  • Finding balance in work and music
  • Creating space for music to happen in a busy life

 Never Ever Read Your YouTube Comments



  • Trying to win over haters isn’t worth your time
  • Realizing it isn’t your job to please everyone
  • Riding the emotional rollercoaster of sharing your art


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Bree Noble Female Entrepreneur MusicianBree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres, in 2007.  She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014, a 5 day per week show which promotes Independent female artists. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians. Learn more about the station, the show and the artists at www.wosradio.com. Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on
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