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STG 136: Beginning Guitar Teacher Questions Answered

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG136.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS There are lots of guitar players out there who would love to turn their love of music into a source of income, and maybe even do music as a career some day. Teaching is one of the more rewarding […]

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STG 129: The Inner Game of Teaching Guitar

 

  There’s an outer aspect of being a successful guitar teacher, and there’s also an inner aspect. Most teachers struggle because they focus on the “outer game” but they completely ignore the “inner game”. This inner game is where your level of confidence operates, where your motivation comes from and where you believe whether or […]

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STG 126: Motivating Your Students With Effective Praise

 

  One of the keys to good student retention is understanding how to motivate your students. Motivated students learn better, have more confidence and stick with guitar lessons for longer periods of time. One of the biggest motivational tools you can use to help your students excel on the guitar is to praise them, but […]

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STG 124: Guitar Advice From The Pros, Volume 1

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG124.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS I recently discovered a great podcast called The Guitar Channel, hosted by Pierre Journel. He has hundreds of episodes of his show, mostly containing interviews with famous guitar players including Nuno Bettencourt, Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Paul Gilbert, Al Di […]

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STG 117: Rework Your Teaching Studio For Better Results

 

  There are lots of business-related books out there you could read to improve your teaching studio, but one of the best books I’ve ever read is a funky little book with short chapters and full-page artwork called Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the founders of 37Signals, Basecamp and Ruby On Rails. […]

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STG 116: 5 Methods For Mastering Money In Your Guitar Teaching Studio

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG116.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Many guitar teachers have a love/hate relationship with money. It’s awesome to get paid for doing something you love, but it’s no fun working hard doing something you love and not getting paid what you should be. Too many guitar […]

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STG 109 : How To Make Better Business Decisions

 

  Have you ever made a decision and then lived to regret it later? Decision making is one of those few business tasks you can’t really delegate to anybody else. As an entrepreneur guitar teacher, the buck stops with YOU! Your business will succeed or fail based on the decisions you make, so it makes […]

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STG 107 : 2014 Guitar Teacher Survey Results

 

  Are you wondering how much other guitar teachers are charging for their lessons? Wondering how many students other teachers are actually teaching? How about how much money real teachers are making from their teaching studios? The results of the 2014 Guitar Teacher Survey are in, and this episode will have all the details. I’ll go […]

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STG 105 : 10 Guitar Blogs You Should Be Reading

 

  Reading guitar blogs is a great way to keep a “growing edge” on your skills as a guitar teacher. Good blogs will keep you updated on the latest guitar-related developments, give you excellent articles and information you can forward on to your students and provide you with a steady source of new (and FREE) […]

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STG 104: 7 Guitar Teaching Excuses I Never Want To Hear Again

 

 http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG104.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS If you’ve been thinking about taking the plunge into teaching guitar lessons but you haven’t found the motivation to actually get started, then this episode is for you. There are lots of excuses we’ve all made at one time or […]

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