How to Improve Your Team’s Efficiency [7FMS Ep. #103]

by Daniel Patterson


If you run a team, you need a better communication tool than email.

I found this out the hard way when I started building my team in the mid 2010’s.

In this short episode, Nate and I talk about our favorite communication tool… how to use it… and the impact it has had on our business.

This episode is practical.

If you follow the principles given, you will communicate with your team better and more efficiently. You’ll get more done. Projects won’t slip through the cracks.

And that makes owning and running your music school more enjoyable!

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Here’s what we cover in the episode:

  • Are your team members bad at communicating with you?
  • How to solve communication problems in your school
  • Keeping your communication clean + organized
  • Quick start guide for better team communication
  • How to train your team to communicate better
  • Communication tools we recommend (from years of experience)

We’d love to hear from you… what was your big takeaway this episode? What questions do you have?

We won’t know unless you reach out and tell us!

You can do so by contacting us here.



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Daniel Patterson is a private teacher, writer, and marketing consultant for music schools. He began teaching in 2004. He co-founded and led marketing operations for a summer music camp that sees over 200 children each summer.

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