A Year In Review: The Best Advice For Small Business Owners To Take Forward

OK, this is a tough post to write. Working as the editor on Fons Amplify this year has been a huge privilege. I’ve worked with some fantastic business owners who write kick-ass copy. Choosing my…
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How To Balance Your Business Time AND Keep Learning

As an entrepreneur, you may feel overwhelmed and overstretched when it comes to running your business. The demands of work and home life can mean you take less (or no) time off and end up working…
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How To Set Good Goals and Stick With Them

You never fully revealed your weakness and shared your goals with others who would hold you accountable. Visualizing where you want to be in one year and your perfect day gives you something to work…
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How to Unlock Your Music Career While Teaching Private Lessons

The path to education is different for every teacher. Whether you rely primarily on teaching to provide a stable income or want to supplement your performance or writing career with teaching…
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Listen — The World Wants To Teach You How To Succeed

Near the middle of my sophomore year at University of Miami, I approached one of my professors with a question during a rehearsal : “How do you learn songs by ear?” I wish all of my problems could be…
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How Real Life Experiences Build Real World Skills

I’m sure there are a host of reasons that might accurately explain the phenomenon of the “millennial side hustle”. As a millennial, I was raised, like most millennials, without the irritating notion…
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Recital? Or Guitarbeque!!!

Public performance is one of the great motivators to any practice. Athletes need to compete, musicians need to perform and dancers need to take the stage. Most instructors would agree that there is…
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Should You Take The Plunge And Switch To Private Teaching?

I recently jumped into the ocean with more than 15 sharks and stingrays swimming around our boat. Actually, I did it twice in one week. But my past life is filled with too much overthinking. So, I…
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The Five Levels of Freelancers

This is the tagline for Seth Godin’s online freelancer course. Godin is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and thought leader on the post-industrial economy. His teaching has transformed my career…
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The Secret To Building The Right Team For Your Business

I am in awe of single-person-run businesses. Sara Blakely, the entrepreneur and former-CEO of Spanx, comes immediately to mind. Have you listened to the first episode of “How I Built This”? It is…
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Valuable Lessons From Academic Coach, Beth Peterson

We asked her a few questions about how and why she’s such a great tutor and why her business is thriving so much. I work with students from 5th grade into college helping them navigate the…
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