I personally thrive on getting to know my students' interests, goals, and passion in music. From there (while working in the basics), I form an individual lesson plan unique to you and what you wish to accomplish.
I have played for over 15 years and when I taught in the past for my main job, I had over 40 students over a 2-year period. Now, I teach simply because I have this love for music that I wish to share.
It's very fulfilling helping somebody to reach his/her goal, encouraging him/her along the way, and watching how he/she grow in skill/confidence and how he/she mature musically.