What's on my mind...
I wrote a thing for myself. A reminder. A manifest. A pep-talk. I thought you may relate, so decided to share it: Dear Self (you amazing and delightfully silly and grace-y person, you), You have a choice. Yes, you. You have a choice in how your voice works, your...read more
Believing we are in competition with the studio owner down the street kills our mojo. And by mojo, I mean our soul, teaching, and bank account. Believing we have to hoard all the students in our community is an apology for not specializing. Being convinced that...read more
Observation: Never ever once have I listened to a podcast with a male entrepreneur speaking about how they set their life tasks around their family activities, getting the house taken care of, or how to shift the mindset around work when you become a parent. I've...read more
for being late. for not practicing. for not reading the policies. for being "lazy". for being "impatient". for being busy. Stop blaming for missed payments. ignoring boundaries. hovering at lessons. asking for copies of music, again. Each and every complaint we have...read more
Pinball is fun when you are the playfield and not the ball. The playfield is the part of a pinball machine that all the cool dohickeys reside. The place where pinballs get trapped, ramped, orbited, flipped, and bumped. Are you the playfield or the pinball? Do your...read more
Because if you do, you're not alone. IT IS A THING. Inspired by a brave and daring post I was commenting on within the last week, I was PM'd and asked to talk a little bit about Upper Limiting. A term coined by Gay Hendricks in his book "The Big Leap". I think the...read more
What would you say if I told you that your mindset doesn't matter? That all of your goals are achievable no matter what you believe? What if I told you that it DOES NOT matter how prepared you are. Or how knowledgeable? "You don’t have to be great to start, but you...read more