How do you turn followers into fans? What does it take to be a leader that inspires action or influences behavior? How do you build a customer base or group that is loyal and enthusiastic? How do you make the right decisions or choose next-steps for your organization or business? How will you know when things go off the rails? The answer, according to Simon Sinek, keynote speaker for the Dance/USA conference 2012, is to Start With Why.
Preparing for a year-end performance in a school setting can add stress to an already full classroom schedule. However, it does wonders for the students and the program as you plan for the content and experiences that may actually be more important, like dance history and theory. Heather shares these wonders and some ways she prepares students for the “big show” ahead.
Guest, Lydia Hance has never been more fulfilled as a teacher as she has teaching students on the autism spectrum. A challenge and a mental, spiritual, & artistic reward for her, she shares a bit about what she’s discovered throughout the process. Whether you work with the autistic population, desire to, or simply work with teens, I think you’ll find her insight beneficial.