When a studio owner is swamped with a thousand daily operational details, there’s no time for the job a business owner really needs to be doing—planning for the company’s future. Here’s what to do about that.
Noncompete agreements are famously difficult to get upheld in court. Here are five better ways to protect your dance studio.
Each person you hire will either make your dance business stronger or hold it back. So hiring well is at the very heart of good “people management.” To find someone who’s a great fit, begin laying the groundwork long before any interviews.
Pricing a service such as dance education can be tricky. And as costs and the market change, you’ll need to raise prices occasionally to stay profitable. Here’s how two veteran studio owners handle it.
Use these “key performance indicators” to get the financial details on how your dance studio business is doing—and where you could make improvements.
Taking a customer-service approach with parents of your dance students allows you to let go of frustrations and create a satisfying customer experience that’s good for your business, too. A studio owner and a consultant offer tips.
Start well in advance, because not only will you be seeking new executive leadership, you’ll want to lay the groundwork for them to be successful. Here’s how Dance Place in Washington, DC, did it.
Tutu School founder Genevieve Weeks said yes to franchising her studio six years ago—and now there are 34 locations. Here’s how this business growth strategy works.
Buying a dance-studio franchise gives you a jump-start. A former dancer who owns three Tutu School franchises and a franchise consultant share their advice.
Whatever second (or third) act you’re ready to embark on, your legacy and financial security will be affected by the successor you choose—and the deal you make. Here’s how two dance studio owners navigated the passage.