What’s Done? Setting Goals and Taking Action (4/5)

I used to love watching this show on Food Network called “Dinner Impossible.” Each episode, the show’s central figure, Chef Irvine, would be given some ridiculous task, such as serving 1,000 people in the amount of time it takes most people to go grocery shopping. I learned a lot of things from watching the show, … More What’s Done? Setting Goals and Taking Action (4/5)

Put it in the Calendar: Setting Goals and Taking Action (2/5)

“How are you doing?” When I finally learned being “busy” and being “productive” were two different things, I eliminated “busy” from my list of answers. Here’s how I stopped just talking about my ideas, and found a process to actually start doing something about them. This is the second post in a series titled, “Setting … More Put it in the Calendar: Setting Goals and Taking Action (2/5)

Have you done this yet?

​I have a question for you… Have you blocked out your practice times for the semester? Right now, I’m in the process of having all my students map out their weekly schedules for the semester: school, rehearsals, and most importantly, practice blocks. This allows me to bypass the weekly question of “Did you practice this week?” … More Have you done this yet?