Any violin teacher who has taught beginners, particularly the eight and under crowd, knows that motivation can be a big roadblock to success. Violin is a difficult instrument to learn, and students who expected to be able to play songs on day one are often frustrated when they can not […]

Dale Carnegie said "There is only one way to get anyone to do anything. That simple statement represents a profound shift in thinking for many of us. I’;ll admit that when I’;m thinking about motivating my husband to wash the dishes, I’;m really thinking OK … how can I get […]