Before we welcome the fall season, let’s look at how the past few months were enjoyable, interesting, and most of all, worth anticipating.
Starting the Design Lab course was one of my major experiments this summer.
I like that it was a difficult project, that sometimes I ignored my guts and slapped my forehead afterwards, that I was humbled and delighted to meet so many inspiring people who believed in what I was doing. The entire process from pitching to creating the course, was a learning experience. Here are the biggest lessons I learned.
Performing under pressure isn’t the easiest task. Here are light-hearted ways to beat the jitters.
Business is such an important (and intriguing!) part of our world that it’ll serve you well if you know how the game works. It starts with the small, simple stuff.
Learning to drive is not easy for someone who’s been in a serious car accident. Still, let’s start the journey.
We explored how to be a superstar music teacher, especially after an influx of readers emailed me about not being able to do what they love because they don’t have the “necessary ” university degrees!
If your to-do list is sporting a million tasks right now, this article might come in handy.
Having a mentor is a powerful relationship. The process of writing this article convinced me to become pro-active about seeking mentors in my life. And you know what? Having mentors is awesome.
This is the first time I’m spelling out how many hours a musician (especially pianist) should practice every day. Of course, my favourite part of this article is the discussion afterwards (in the comments section)– why don’t you join in?
A small tweak can make a big difference, especially when it comes to design– and using a website to gain music students.
We all have our down-days, but here’s some daily music motivation to keep you going.
By chance, I learned a system that helps you communicate better– being on the shy side, I was surprised that getting on someone’s good side can be this simple.
Ann Makosinski, who invented the body-heat powered flashlight, inspires me a whole lot. I think you might like this video as well.
The arts scene isn’t going down anytime soon! I went to a Shakespeare play for the first time in a few years, and here are a few quick tips to have a good time.
I’m big on systems, especially when they make life better. This is a quick intro on building systems (which, is also quite fun!)
In the next few months, we’re going to explore ways to build more systems in our lives and do awesome things with them. I’m currently planning new content– is there something you need help with, in music or business? Let me know by leaving a comment below, and I’ll try to include it!