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
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
Dealing With Teacher-Student Socializing Outside The Studio
You work hard to take time to interview teachers and carefully select those who will make a beneficial addition to your team. The right-blend of faculty makes for well-rounded training for your students; creating an experience and exposing them to different vantage points and personalities. Seeking a balanced personality of nurturing and warm yet challenging and authoritative is a difficult feat. Consequently, often times you may find yourself dealing with one extreme or the other. As studio directors you want your teachers to invest and love the kids as much as you do, but what happens when that relationship starts to develop outside the studio as well?Read More