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STG 135: Avoiding Overwhelm In Your Teaching Studio

 

  One of the biggest reasons students quit taking guitar lessons is because they start to feel overwhelmed. Interestingly enough, this is also one of the biggest reasons why guitar teachers give up on their teaching studios and decide to do something else for a living. Overwhelm is like a two-edged sword that can wreck […]

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STG 132: Busting Some Common Myths About Teaching Guitar – Part 1

 

  http://media.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/p/content.blubrry.com/startteachingguitar/STG132.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS There are lots of common myths about teaching guitar lessons floating around out there. They sound logical, so most people who’ve never experienced anything different just accept them at face value and operate their teaching studios accordingly. The problem is […]

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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 127: Changing Lives With Guitar Lessons

 

  If you’ve been teaching guitar for a while and have found some success with it, maybe it’s time to consider giving something back. There are lots of ways you can use your guitar playing and teaching skills to help people right in your local community find more happiness and the inspiration and motivation they […]

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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: iTunes | 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 Meola, […]

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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: iTunes | 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 teachers […]

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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 102 : How To Build Momentum and Reach The Tipping Point

 

  Nothing is more frustrating than pouring your heart and soul into your teaching business for months and feeling like you haven’t made any progress. Most guitar teachers tend to give up when they don’t quickly see results for their efforts, but more often than not, the breakthrough you’ve been looking for in your business […]

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