Starve the Doubts
Doug and Telisha Williams - Wild Ponies (@WildPoniesT & @JodyMaberry)
May 02, 2014
Doug and Telisha Williams
Jared Easley, together with co-host Jody Maberry from JodyMaberry.com and the host of the new Park Leader’s Podcast, interviewed Doug and Telisha Williams!
Doug and Telisha were high school sweet hearts who got married and are now living their dream of playing country music. They are both Virginia natives who founded the band Wild Ponies. They recently released a new album titled Things That Used to Shine.
Here’s what you’ll learn from this episode:
The best thing about being on the road for Doug and Telisha
Virginia versus East Nashville
Visiting East Nashville
Winning the National Marathon
Doug and Telisha’s Whiskey Wednesday
Approaching Monday like it’s New Year’s Day
Doug and Telisha’s advice for people who want to starve their doubts and launch their dreams
“You’ve got to be completely committed.”
“If you’ve got plan B, you got to go there.”
How to make your vision come into reality.
- Take the first step.
- Be flexible.
“You just have to start... Sometimes, you won’t know how its gonna end up for sure but if you never start with it, it’s an absolute truth that you won’t get there.”
Creating great music with great people at Nashville’s Song Salon
Doug and Telisha’s favorite places in their world tour - Michigan
Doug talked about why Broken was the most expensive song he had written
The importance of building a community with like-minded people
The power of communal energy
Doug and Telisha’s best concerts
Lessons learned from being a musician that can be applied to business.
“Have a great team and a community.”
The keys in telling a good story
- Tell them the truth.
- Have good characters in the story.
- Be consistent with the story, the truth, and your characters.
- Be completely present.
People that interest Doug and Telisha Williams