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Busy vs Productive : How to avoid burnout

2021-02-22T23:56:54-04:00

Do you find yourself saying you are "busy" a lot? If so, take a moment to consider if busy really means overwhelmed. Busy is a feeling, and although it can sound good to say that we are busy it doesn't always mean we are getting things done. Being productive rather than busy is the real goal and it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Busy leads to burnout and it's a real problem these days. For the sake of your mental health, physical wellbeing, and the success of your business, you should deal with it before it gets the best of you. [...]

Busy vs Productive : How to avoid burnout2021-02-22T23:56:54-04:00

How to build your audience through relationships

2020-09-23T13:09:06-04:00

If there is one piece of advice I give over and over again to aspire online business owners it is to build relationships. It is the best way to grow an audience and develop lifelong fans. In this podcast we look at a framework in which we can build meaningful connections with people that will support your online music teaching business.

How to build your audience through relationships2020-09-23T13:09:06-04:00

Live Q&A with music teachers

2020-04-16T12:48:11-04:00

On April 13th we had a live session with teachers from around the world. We covered topics including software and hardware, ensemble techniques and workarounds, copyright issues, moving to online courses and marketing your own teaching. If you have questions please feel free to write them in the comments below.

Live Q&A with music teachers2020-04-16T12:48:11-04:00

Working with music groups on Zoom

2020-04-06T15:11:53-04:00

https://youtu.be/IrOsHrldR5U   Bridget called in from Scotland where she is the Director of the Merlin Academy of Traditional Music. We discussed some potential ideas for working with groups online. www.merlinmusicacademy.com

Working with music groups on Zoom2020-04-06T15:11:53-04:00

Teaching Music Online with Zoom

2020-03-17T21:31:11-04:00

Right now there are a lot of lessons being moved online because of the corona virus. It can be daunting to teach via video if you are not used to it but it can also be very effective.I have been teaching online for the past ten years and I have put together this list of tips and best practices to help you make the most out of online music teaching. Sound Quality Before we get into the useful nitty gritty, I want to share with you the most powerful workaround for the biggest problem with online music teaching; sound [...]

Teaching Music Online with Zoom2020-03-17T21:31:11-04:00
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