Sometimes one of the best ways to grow your teaching studio is to pull out the pruning shears and weed out the “bottom 10%” of your students…the ones who cause the most trouble, who don’t respect your studio policies and who seem to not be a good fit. It can feel scary sometimes to have to cut a student or two loose, but just like pruning an apple tree, the end result is usually that your business will be more fruitful and successful.
In this episode, I’ll talk about why firing your worst guitar students could be one of the smartest decisions you ever make as a business owner. I’ll also give you some good tips on how to handle the “firing” part so that you work towards that student’s ultimate success on the guitar and you also maintain a good reputation in your community.
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