Piano Chronicles of a
November 16, 2016
Leo's latest work is a musical exploration of space travel,
with the piano as the main storyteller.
The YouTube video of the the fully orchestrated version of
"In Search of a new Horizon" is up. This is the introductory
piece of Leo's latest work: "Piano Chronicles of a Space Voyager".
We will be uploading the second chapter of this work soon.
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Leo Perez: Violin Concerto "El Sueño Azul"
October 28, 2016
The One and Only Self-Help Read You Will Ever Need For The Rest Of Your Life (Music Required).
October 15, 2016 - By Leo Perez.
An Ode to Function
You read that right. Maybe you even suspected it. What you will read here, is without a doubt - in my view - the only thing anyone, from any background, will ever need to know in order to succeed. I know that sounds like a big claim, and with good reason: the “self-help” industry is huge! Some may think one must read and understand these volumes of elaborate books and talks out there in order for us to become successful or happy. Why then write so many books on the topic? What do Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki and Zig Ziglar have in common? They have all made millions off of the topic, and when millions are made, volume is important to keep the money flowing. That’s all there is to it. Nothing wrong with that, but money must be followed when understanding is desired.
[...] there is nothing wrong with enjoying reading or listening to positive books or talks. Some of us may find these energizing or at least encouraging. That’s fantastic. I mean it. This post is not about devaluing that which a lot of people may find comfort or pleasure in. However, sometimes there’s value in “trimming the fat” and getting to the core of the issues. That’s what I am going to talk to you about.
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