Business

Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Corporate

August 1, 2015 by

7 lessons from the corporate world—for dance studios

As owners of businesses firmly rooted in the art of dance, it may be hard to imagine that business practices from the finance or marketing worlds can apply … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Addressing the Fourth Component of National Core Arts Standards

August 1, 2015 by

When it comes to the new National Core Arts Standards, it’s easy for me to address three of the four components: Creating; Performing/Presenting/Producing; and Responding. But I struggle with the fourth one, Connecting. Do you … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Parent’s Behavior Negatively Affecting Her Child

August 1, 2015 by

Our competition team is by invitation only. One parent gets under my skin—she’s negative and always angry. I’m considering not asking the child back on the team, because of the trouble her mom causes. But … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Handling a Guest Choreographer’s Changes

How do you handle changing choreography after a guest choreographer is gone? We have a parent who is upset that a teacher tweaked her daughter’s piece. But we thought the work needed to be adjusted, … Continue reading

To Facebook or Not to Facebook?

July 1, 2015 by

Studio owners share social-media policies that work.
Keeping up with the constant changes in social media may seem impossible. Even if you could remember the differences between pinning, snapping, tweeting and vining, you can’t possibly monitor … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: An App for Passwords

July 1, 2015 by
Ask the Experts: An App for Passwords

I have about a zillion passwords and I can never keep them straight. Can you recommend an app that will store them all safely?
Security for your digital information is no joke these days. For … Continue reading