This Summer Get Organized!
Summer is the perfect time to deal with organization so that when you start up classes in the fall you are ready to go! When you organize your business and eliminate the clutter, you will feel reenergizedRead More
I Can, I Will... End Of Story!
“There are three types of people in this world. Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder, what just happened!”
Mary Kay AshRead More
4 Ways to Just Start Getting Stuff Done
A lot of business owners get bogged down in running a business and are too tired to getting what they need to get done in a timely manner. You may in some ways feel stuck and for this simple reason you don’t know where to start. However, once you do get started, you’ll see that motivation and inspiration begin to build and things get more comfortable.Read More
Priority Registration & Student Recommendations
As the season comes to an end, it is important to create a sense of urgency to encourage your current students to sign up for next year's classes before they leave for the summer.Read More
Fighting Business Burnout
You’ve probably heard a great deal about the rewards of running your own dance school. But I’m sure you’re also aware of the trade-offs and sacrifices that come with being in charge. Over time, those long hours, missed weekends and pressure and irritation from parents and students may take their toll on your physical and emotional health, affecting relations with your employees, family and friends in the process. For those of you in business long enough, you probably know what I am writing about.Read More
More Students Or More Income?
But here is the million dollar question...
Do you want more students or more income?
I hope the main goal is the latter. Furthermore, if you are in a remote area or in a place that has a lot of competition you may be spending a lot of money always trying to get more students that are just not there. You need to have a rock solid strategy in placeRead More
How to sell at your front desk
Your front desk needs to serve a variety of purposes. As a result it is important to train anyone who is working at your front desk to be a reflection of you and your philosophies.Read More
When Students Decide to Part Ways
It’s inevitable. At some point in owning your dance studio a student is going to want to part ways and stop dancing. If you’re lucky, it may happen only a handful of times over the course of your career, but the reality is it’s going to happen. To add insult to injury, unfortunately it’s sometimes the dancers that we can’t fathom losing because their presence and talent in class and rehearsals inspire us and make us better at what we do. But, many times it is.........Read More
4 Problem Solving Tips For Dance Studio Owners!
Check out these great tips for dealimng with issues that you may be facing... See which of these apply to you!
Goals - What Happens When It Doesn't Happen?
Successful Goal Implementation
In the first article in this series we talked about how to attain any goal. But what happens when the goal you've wished for doesn't end up materializing? Here are some important things to remember...Read More
Teaching Your Students Dance Competition Courtesy
When we head into competition season we are usually engulfed in setting pieces, rehearsing, ordering costumes and perfecting every last detail so that it is show ready. We spend countless months coming up with concepts for our dances, organizing schedules and ensuring that our dancers not only know their choreography but are performing with their hearts from the inside-out. We take great pleasure in watching them onstage; not so much for the fact of where they place, but to see their progress from where they started to where they currently are.....Read More
Sometimes You Don’t Have All of the Answers and That’s Ok!
Time, time, time is on my side. Yes it is!
There are times when we can learn a lot from the lyrics of a song. Time is on your side when you are faced with a situation that is pressing for a quick answer but the problem is you need time to come up with the best solution. Here’s the key. You don’t need or have to have all of the answers all of the time.Read More