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Helping Special Needs Students Adjust to Online Lessons

Helping Special Needs Students Adjust to Online Lessons

Moving your studio online can be a wonderful opportunity for students to learn in new ways & stay connected with you even when you can not be in the same physical place.  However, some students may need a little more than, “We are moving online!  Here’s how!”  Specifically helping special needs students adjust to online…

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Life in the Time of Coronavirus

Life in the time of Coronavirus

We are in uncertain times.  Between coronavirus/COVID-19 & an upcoming recession things can feel pretty bleak.  But, they aren’t.  We are so fortunate to have a career where we have flexibility in how we work.  We have much more control over things than we may think. That doesn’t mean there aren’t things we worry or stress…

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Why You Need Studio Policies

Why You Need Studio Policies

Perhaps you have been really lucky & not dealt with any “problem” clients.  Everyone pays for lessons on time, arrive/pickup happen on time & the issues other teachers deal with have not happened to you.  So, why do you need studio policies? Policies: The Start of a Beautiful Friendship Simply put, studio policies are the…

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How to Say “No” When Clients Ask for More Than You Can Give

How to Say No When Clients Ask For More Than You Can Give

There are so many great parts of running a business.  The freedom.  The clients.  The students.  But, there are times when those same things can seem overwhelming.  Especially when you need to say “no” to clients.  I understand that it can be frustrating when a client asks for more than you can give.  I’ve been…

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How to Flip the Script if You Are Feeling Underappreciated By Your Clients

How to Flip the Script if You Are Feeling Underappreciated By Your Clients

Feeling underappreciated by clients happens to the best of us.  But, there are ways to turn this around. Recently, I was at a birthday party & someone I hadn’t seen in a long time asked what I’d been up to.  I briefly shared about a new project in my studio & that I was presenting…