TC249: The Art of Communication featuring Ben Kapilow

As a piano teacher or podcast host, it is so important for you to be able to connect and communicate with your students and audience effectively. But this doesn’t come naturally for all of us. 
In this episode from the archives with Ben Kapilow of the All Keyed Up Podcast, Tim shares his tips and tricks on how he has learned the art of communicating effectively as a teacher and podcast host. We also discuss importance of being student-centered, how you can prepare and stay present in lessons, and why silence can be crucial in effective communication, too.

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[01:14] Overlap and connection between podcasting and interviewing and lesson delivery.
[04:39] How to make lessons student-led for shy students.
[08:16] Approaching podcast interviews in a neutral way.
[12:22] His experience in rethinking teaching approaches to students.
[14:11] The importance of being student-centered.
[17:11] Balance of being prepared and being present in podcasting and teaching.
[22:03] How Tim has learned to communicate with laser sharp clarity.
[28:25] Tim shares more about TopCast and TopMusic.

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