Category: Consulting

Social Media Management Services

Have you ever noticed that some people, and more often businesses, seem to have their name on your social media news feed whenever you are there? No, they are probably not sitting at their computer constantly posting and tweeting.

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Avoid mistakes choosing a contest solo

By John Gardner Sometimes I sit in the clarinet room during the upper level solos at Solo and Ensemble festival. There is a painful pattern of poor choices in music selection and interpretation, including the selection and performances of Sonata

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On Writing Well

I was updating my resume, philosophy of education and other job seeking materials, using expert advice from my son David who has an English PhD. He was kindly brutal as he tore apart and reconstructed my materials. I asked if he would recommend one book (he could, no doubt, have recommended dozens, if not hundreds) as an easy read for writing improvement.

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What crushes their dreams?

The good news is that with a systematic strategy, many students can get into higher priced schools paying less than they might have to go to a lower priced option.

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10+ Ways To Improve Volunteer Booster Meetings

By John Gardner Everybody who likes going to business meetings – raise your hand! Exactly. In this “Band as a Business” series, I will share experiences from my small business experience running a fundraising distributorship and cross-compare similarities to running

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Safety, Transparency and Reputation when Coaching Students

By John Gardner For a short while during my earliest teen years, without concern about walking to and into his home, I studied piano with a single guy who lived a few blocks away. During high school freshman year, I took

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A Virtual Services Possibilities Prezi

This is a Prezi (Presentation) of some Virtual Services Possibilities. It is set up to allow you to progress manually at your own pace. Consider going full screen.

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Looking for help defining an educational perspective

With family experience at school types that include public, elite, private, top-tier, Christian, Catholic, sacred, secular, Ivy-league, city, state, academy, college, university and boarding — one question is, where to begin?

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How I use Google Voice for my Small Business

By John Gardner When I started my VirtualMusicOffice, I wanted a phone number other than my home or cell phone. I didn’t want to add a monthly phone bill. I wanted¬†to screen calls and take calls on either my home

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Remote Instrumental Music Coach

By John Gardner I’ve worked with this particular band director before. He teaches in a small school in a rural part of Indiana not blessed with an abundance of instrumental specialists to help his students with private lessons. A few

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