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.
Chat Archive: The archive to the chat can be found at Chatroll (you do have to be have to register for free with Chatroll to view the archive online) Here is the archive from today’s chat, available for download: Social Smarts Live Chat Check back for more links and useful info. The purpose of of […]
Our members are our number one priority and what I know from the many conversations I’ve had no matter where they are located; studio owners face many of the same challenges. Having launched our site in the spring of 2008, we are thrilled at the positive response, and that studio owners know that our site is a resource for them no matter where they are located. The information is available to them 24/7/365.
Dance is a physical and athletic activity requiring great skill, strength, and agility. Sounds like an ideal fit for energetic boys… so where are they?? Well, we know that public perception is difficult to change and, in general, the current perception is that dance is not a “manly” activity. For ballet and some other dance […]
National Dance Week is approaching ( April 25-May 4, 2008 ) and if you haven’t already, now is the time to decide how you’re going to celebrate! Obviously if you’re visiting this blog, you probably have an interest in dance and may already feel like you are immersed in its practice. However, there are lots […]
I just discovered this post about how dance instructors might use the internet and thought it was a timely topic for one who is just recently discovering the possibilities of blogging. I am a dancer and teacher who has just become a full-time mom. Finding a way to use my skills in a new environment […]