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December 11, 2019

Ok, so life happened ….  now you need to move piano lessons from being something you do to "bring in a little extra money" to something that actually pays the mortgage.  How do you go about that?

After you've figured out your needed income (plus taxes) and your req...

December 9, 2019

The term "side hustle" was first coined in the 1950s.  It comes from a Dutch term meaning "to shake".  You know, "shake a leg" and "get to work!".

However you want to define it, we all know that it means this is meant to boost your income.  And many, many piano tea...

January 3, 2019

I love, love, LOVE January.  It is cold.  It is wintery.  It is new.  It is clean.

Yep. Clean.  You know the way your house looks when you take the tree down?  Empty? Bare?  Clean?

I love that.  It is a great metaphor for the start of the New Yea...

November 28, 2018

OK, here's the truth. 

Your students don't want to practice during Christmas time.

Your parents don't want to make their children practice during Christmas time.

So, what is a piano teacher to do?

If you're like me, the temptation is to just chalk it all up to the season a...

August 19, 2018

There is a saying that goes something like:  "Good fences make for good neighbors."  Why?  Because any of us who live anywhere near someone else, know that sometimes property boundaries need a fence.  Not always.  But most of the timie.  

We hav...

August 11, 2018

Before I begin, a little disclaimer . . . 

I know there are events that happen in life that are truly devastating.  Those times when you feel like the life has been knocked out of you and you cannot cope with what you are going through.  Unfortunately, I know what that...

July 9, 2018

Even after all of these years of running my own business, I still get fidgety when its time to think through money issues.  You know why?

Here's the truth:  I don't want to know what I'm really making.  

That's kind of embarrassing to say, but its the truth.

Let's sa...

June 30, 2018

I was shopping in a huge party store a few months ago.   Slowly striding down aisle after aisle of party goodness, I couldn't believe all that there was to choose from.  My first time in this warehouse-like store and I was suddenly transported to my happy place.


June 29, 2018

"I am brave, fearless, bold, and strong.  2 Timothy 1:7 says that God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline."

These are the words on huge 16x24 picture that sits right above my desk.  It ain't all that pretty (because I made it myse...