Course curriculum

  • 1

    Day 0: Prepare for Your Challenge

    • Welcome! (Why are we doing this - and what to expect...)

    • Action 1: Implement T.I.C.K. NOW!

    • Another word on T.I.C.K. during this crisis...

    • Action 2: Assemble Your "Band Members"

    • DEMO: My "Band"

    • Action 3: Join Your Community

    • An Optional 4th Action... (to create motivation AND hope for the future!)

    • [OPTIONAL] Action 4: Future Casting

  • 2

    Mike's IEC Live Streaming Schedule

    • My Live Stream Schedule

    • NEW: Idea Explosion Challenge LIVE "Call Ins"

    • Idea Explosion Challenge Live Streams: Printable Schedule (download top right)

    • Watch the Live Stream Here...

  • 3

    Days 1 & 2: The Core Splurge

    • The Core Splurge!

    • DEMO: The Core Splurge

    • What To Do When You Think It's RUBBISH

    • What To Do When You LOVE IT!

    • [OPTIONAL] Challenge Days 1 & 2 Live Stream (past recordings)

  • 4

    Days 3 & 4: The Strengths Splurge

    • Core Splurge Review

    • The Strengths Splurge

    • DEMO: The Strengths Splurge

    • Roll Those Dice!

    • [OPTIONAL] Challenge Days 3 & 4 Live Stream (past recordings)

  • 5

    Days 5 & 6: The Preset Splurge

    • Do a 5 minute Strengths Splurge Review

    • The Practice Mindset vs The Production Mindset

    • The Preset Splurge

    • DEMO: The Preset Splurge

    • [OPTIONAL] Challenge Days 5 & 6 Live Stream (past recordings)

  • 6

    Days 7 - 8: The Style Splurge

    • Do a 5 Minute Preset Splurge Review

    • The Dance of Design & Discovery

    • The Style Splurge

    • DEMO: The Style Splurge

    • [OPTIONAL] Challenge Days 7 & 8 Live Stream (past recordings)

  • 7

    Days 9 & 10: The [FINAL] Countdown Splurge

    • Do a 5 minute Style Splurge Review

    • How to Find Your Unique Style

    • The (Final) Countdown Splurge

    • DEMO: The Countdown Splurge

    • [OPTIONAL] Challenge Days 9 & 10 Live Stream (past recordings)

  • 8

    Day 11: THE BEST BIT!

    • Congratulations!

    • Setup Your Machine

    • Introduction to The (Simplified) Automatic Music Machine

    • Next...Learn to LISTEN.

    • The Listening Error (taken from Week 1 of "The Leap" Program)

    • How to Direct Listen (from Week 1 of "The Leap" Program)

    • Your Final Steps Now

  • 9

    Something Extra: Claude VonStroke!

    • Claude on Splurging & using the Automatic Music Machine to finish his latest album...