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<div class="blogparent">from the book “<a href="/m">Your Music and People</a>”:</div>
<h1>Never wait.</h1>
<small>2018-02-17</small>
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	One of the top music industry lawyers in Los Angeles was speaking at a conference.
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	She’s an expert in copyright law, so someone asked her advice on a licensing problem.
	They had recorded their version of a famous song, but were unable to get the rights to sell it because they couldn’t get a response from the publisher.
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	The lawyer shocked the audience when she said, “Sell it anyway.
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	Don’t wait for permission.
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	Save the proof that you tried your best to reach them.
	If they contact you to ask for money some day, pay them then.
	But never wait.”
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	Coming from a copyright lawyer, that was a bold statement.
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	It was a reminder that your career is more important than its details.
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	Success is your top priority.
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	Never let anything stop you.
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