Are we worth our weight in goals?

Are we worth our weight in goals?

[blockquote author=”” ]Unless you know to what port you sail, no wind is a good wind. Remember, too, that winds change with each day, and sails are trimmed to meet existing winds.[/blockquote] “There is just never enough time! It seems like I just finish...
It’s Good Enough?

It’s Good Enough?

[blockquote author=”Lana Limpert” ]When we think positively and imagine what we want, we risk disappointment; when we don’t, we ensure it.[/blockquote] Doesn’t the title make you cringe? Isn’t the phrase, “It’s good enough,” offensive to your sense of...
Always Demand for Excellence, Just Don’t Quit!

Always Demand for Excellence, Just Don’t Quit!

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. —Thomas Henry Huxley Everyone wants “the answer”– the answer to everything from installing a garage door opener to dealing with...
What Makes A Great Teacher

What Makes A Great Teacher

[blockquote author=”Charles DuBois” pull=”normal”]The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become[/blockquote] If we were fortunate, we all had some teachers who were able to touch...
How to Rehearse a Band?

How to Rehearse a Band?

On creating a wholesome program I approach this topic with fear. The more I reflect on this topic, the more I find that the methodology of rehearsal cannot be divorced from the rationale of rehearsal. Through a conductor’s rehearsal, the way he thinks about music will...