005B – 5 Tell Tale Signs That Perfectionism is Slowing You Down and Causing Procrastination: Part B with Michelle Lynne


Today we are finishing our New Harmony series with an intimate interview with pianist Michelle Lynne. The multi-talented Michelle is a piano teacher, composer, as well as co-founder of The Fearless Artist Mastermind. 

In this episode we will cover:

  • Michelle’s viral “Killing Perfectionism in Classical Challenge”
  • Inviting your audience to your work process 
  • Fear is a speed bump 
  • Accountability & community factor of internet challenges 
  • Crippling effects of perfectionism on children 
  • Importance of feeling “seen”
  • Attitude of being gentle vs critical
  • Benefits of working on emotional intelligence for music teachers
  • Music is communicating emotion & how to nurture it in your students 
  • Having a safe space to express emotions 
  • Unblocking emotions for your students
  • Building upon what’s going well, rather than focusing on mistakes
  • Failing forward 
  • The arena fighter analogy 
  • Procrastination 
  • Asking for help
  • Pomodoro Technique
  • Fearless Artist Mastermind with Michelle Lynn & Deanna Petre
  • Messiness of momentum and its process



Book: “Show Your Work” by author Austin Kleon

Podcast:Next Brave Thing” Podcast by life coach Ella Hooper

Book:Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” by author and psychologist Carol Dweck

Technique:Pomodoro Technique” by Francesco Cirillo

Connect with Michelle

Instagram: @thisismichellelynne

Connect with Amy

Instagram: @amy_elmore_coaching

Instagram: @keys_to_priase_studio

Website: keystopraise.com

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