STG 129: The Inner Game of Teaching Guitar


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There’s an outer aspect of being a successful guitar teacher, and there’s also an inner aspect. Most teachers struggle because they focus on the “outer game” but they completely ignore the “inner game”. This inner game is where your level of confidence operates, where your motivation comes from and where you believe whether or not your can be a successful guitar teacher. Ignoring the inner game is why most people fail and struggle.

In this episode I’ll explain the basics of what this inner game of teaching guitar is all about. I’ll cover why you should care about this stuff, what you need to know about it as a guitar teacher, and I’ll also give you 5 great steps for breaking through in the inner game as a teacher. This is one of the more motivational and mindset-oriented episodes I’ve done recently, and I’m hoping it will help to energize you and help you make the choices that will lead to greater success in your studio and your life.

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STG 129: The Inner Game of Teaching Guitar was last modified: December 26th, 2014 by Donnie Schexnayder