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4 Secrets to Balancing Family and Work

Teaching piano usually involves a crazy schedule. Factor in your family life and things can get chaotic quickly! Is “balance” even possible? Absolutely! But it takes intentional effort and a deep focus on your priorities. I’m not saying I have it all figured out, but I have discovered...

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Staying Organized for Every Student (VIDEO)

Friday Five Live #17: Staying Organized for *Every* Student. How many students do you have? A dozen? Two? Three? FOUR? I've got two tips for you to stay organized -- one is physical and the other is digital! Want to download our free September phone designs? Click HERE to get them...

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Hashtags vs. Sharps (VIDEO)

Friday Five Live #16: That's not a hashtag... it's a sharp! Have your students ever mixed up the ♯ with a #? We have a free worksheet that teaches them the difference! (And we made a Star Wars meme. Totally worth watching for the Star Wars meme.) Download our free Hashtags vs. Sharps...

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When and How to Say "No" (without the guilt!)

Friday Five Live #15: When and How to Say "No" (without the guilt!!) Have you ever said "Yes" to something and then regretted it later? What about... -- giving too many make up lessons.-- working late in the evening.-- policy exceptions that make you cringe. Here are 3 tips that will help you...

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Yearly Calendar Tips and Tricks (Video)

Friday Five Live #14: Yearly Calendar Tips & Tricks! Do you have a yearly calendar for your studio? Or are you holding back from making one because your events aren't set yet? Maybe you struggle communicating about important dates/events... (I know I do!) The video below features 3 Tips...

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Celebrating Student Success! (Video)

Friday Five Live #13: Celebrate Success! I've got two specific ways that you can celebrate student success in your studio AND online. :) P.S. - Keywords won't work here on the blog! If you want to get a hold of the freebies mentioned in this post, please click on the Facebook icon on the...

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Barefoot Executive Reading Schedule

The schedule is up! Here's the breakdown for chapter reading in The Barefoot Executive. If you haven't joined us in the book club yet, there's still time!

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Are You Saving the Moments? (Video)

Are you Saving the Moments? Here are some tips to keep those precious thank you notes, gifts, and pieces of artwork from students organized. (And fresh in your mind!) Let's SHARE! Post a story or picture about one of your favorite mementos that you've received from a student Tune in for...

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5 Sneaky Things That Could Be Killing Your Studio

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How to Handle the Fall Schedule Shuffle (Video)

Thursday Five Live #8: How to Handle the Fall Scheduling Shuffle... Do sports, dance, and other activities wreak havoc on your schedule in the fall? I've got two easy tips to help you do the "fall shuffle" -- and a FREEBIE! P.S. Interested in getting the freebie mentioned in this video?...

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