Here’s How I Kicked Discouragement in The Teeth, And How You Can, Too Many people tell me I’ve always wanted to play guitar. While I’ve played guitar for decades, I know how they feel, because I’ve always wanted to speak another language fluently. Over the past
“Don’t Prepare The Path For The Child, Prepare The Child For The Path.” Yes, Our Children Are Growing Up In A Crazy Environment–And We Naturally Want To Protect Them Last month I wrote about how our society’s norms for our young are completely wack! The a
Sometimes It Pays To Stop Smelling The Roses How a simple two-minute exercise imagining future challenges dramatically increases guitar student success–and how it can dramatically improve outcomes in any endeavor. Resistance Is An Inevitable Part Of Any Worthwhile Endeavor I lea
1.Pick a Part 2.Sign Up 3.Show Up Download your parts, play along to the tracks and join us for a run through before performing this world premier guitar piece written specifically for the beginning guitar players of NYC Guitar School! Guitar No. 1 Chart Guitar No. 1 Audio Guitar No.
The Reality Based Parent Saves The Planet Do you want to “save the planet?” Do your kids come home from school and tell you how important recycling is? I do! And…mine do! Like many other families, we strive to reduce our environmental impact (and to feel better about
“But, Dad, all the other kids…” (And Knowing The Extremes Sets You Free To Use Your Best Parenting Judgment) Does your kid ever tell you that you’re extreme or unfair? Mine do. Here’s a recent true example: Amazing Child: Dad, can I have a soda? Me: Yes,
New Study Shows Practicing Music Improves Attention Span Do you ever feel overwhelmed and unfocused? I do. Between work, an ever expanding list of hobbies, and keeping engaged with our communities, most of us have trouble finding enough time in the day to get everything done. And then
Step By Step Growth Isn’t Just For Your Students…Set Incremental Goals To Grow Your Guitar Teaching Studio As a guitar teacher, do you ever feel like your studio is stuck? Maybe in the number of students you teach, or your earnings, or the amount of time it takes you to pr