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TC251: From Elementary Music Teacher to Teacher Mentor with Jessica Peresta

Have you ever had the intention to do something with your career and life shifts that completely? Jessica has that story! As very qualified teacher, she intended to return to the classroom but she pivoted and now she mentors other teachers. In this episode, Jessica shares how she grew her business from knowing nothing about ... TC251: From Elementary Music Teacher to Teacher Mentor with Jessica Peresta

How to Strengthen the Value Perception of Your Music Studio

Use these 3 tips to improve the perceived value of your music lessons program!

TC249: The Art of Communication with Ben Kapilow

As a piano teacher or podcast host, it is so important for you to be able to connect and communicate with your students and audience effectively. But this doesn’t come naturally for all of us.  This broadcast originally aired on the Ben Kapilow All Keyed Up podcast, shared with permission. Ben and Tim discuss tips ... TC249: The Art of Communication with Ben Kapilow

TC242: Understanding Dyslexia: How teaching language relates to teaching music with Becki Laurent

Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the USA have dyslexia? So, if you’ve got 20 students, the odds are pretty high that at least four are dyslexic. Therefore, understanding dyslexia is an important tool to have. In today’s episode, Becki Laurent joins us to talk about how we can better reach our ... TC242: Understanding Dyslexia: How teaching language relates to teaching music with Becki Laurent

TC241: YouTube Masterclass with Carlos Pacheco

Have you ever wondered whether YouTube could be a powerful marketing channel for your studio or business? If you are an aspiring content creator or are already creating videos for YouTube, you should definitely tune in to this YouTube masterclass episode. Carlos Pacheco, our YouTube channel manager, joins me to tackle the questions you have ... TC241: YouTube Masterclass with Carlos Pacheco

TC236: Using an App to Augment Your Students’ Learning with Dan Harvey

Have you ever dreamt of having your own app that can help with your own teaching and relationship deepening with students and parents?  In this episode, we unpack the wonders of augmenting your teaching through apps with Dan Harvey, the Co-Founder and Chief Relationship Officer at Passion.io. Passion.io is a drag and drop, no-code app ... TC236: Using an App to Augment Your Students’ Learning with Dan Harvey

 

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TC235: “What’s your secret project?” with Angela Myles Beeching

Have you ever wondered if you’re fulfilling your true life’s purpose? Or are you one of those who have been discouraged to pursue their goals because of the lack of courage and fear of failure? In this episode, Angela Myles Beeching helps us navigate these thoughts and feelings to set you on the right course. ... TC235: “What’s your secret project?” with Angela Myles Beeching

TC232: TopMusicPro 5 Year Birthday Special

  I can’t believe it’s been five years since we started this community and it’s been such an amazing journey that we’ve all enjoyed. In today’s birthday special solo episode, we’re going to unpack our journey – the genesis of the community, what’s been happening in the membership, and what you can look forward to ... TC232: TopMusicPro 5 Year Birthday Special

Be Kind to Yourself

Is Chariots of Fire running through your mind as you contemplate work that is never finished?

TC205: [Case Study] Growing Your First 30 Students in 6 Months

Mary created a full studio in under six months. Hear how she did it!

TC203: Piano Pivot Live Mid-Year Results

It’s so inspiring to see that in just seven months after holding the Piano Pivot Live Conference, we have seen remarkable results from our participants. Improved teaching techniques, professionalised businesses and student number growth are just some of changes that Caeli Hinkler and Elise Jeffrey have seen in their studios. And they’re going to share ... TC203: Piano Pivot Live Mid-Year Results

TC197: The Truth About Family Life and Piano Teaching with Rosemarie Penner Part 2

This episode is the second part of my conversation with Rosemarie Penner on balancing family life and piano teaching. Rosemarie unpacks her top tips for time-saving technology in studio management. Plus, she’s also giving us a rundown of the apps she can’t live without! If you are a teacher treading in the world of online ... TC197: The Truth About Family Life and Piano Teaching with Rosemarie Penner Part 2