Articles by Kathy Blake and Suzanne Blake Gerety
My receptionist, with whom I “exchange services,” has a passive-aggressive attitude lately and is getting caught up in mom drama. How should I handle this?
Bartering is complicated. Because it doesn’t operate like a typical employer-employee … Continue reading
It’s hard to get the kids excited about their dance the last month before the recital. They’re bored with it and don’t understand why we have to practice it every class. Any tips?
Children aren’t shy … Continue reading
Q: I am really struggling with disrespectful teenage students, some who are bullies and some who think they have a say in how I run the school. I’m ready to tell them: “This is how … Continue reading
Q: I want to celebrate what our former students are up to, so parents see the many things you can do with a dance background. What are some ways to highlight our alumni?
A: Regardless of … Continue reading
Q: We just found out that a costume we had chosen for a class won’t get here in time, so we quickly picked a different one. Now parents are furious. How should I handle this? … Continue reading
Q: I’d like to reward my students and families for their loyalty and participation over the years. But I barely have enough time to keep track of important details. How can I do this simply? … Continue reading