Get Out of the Teaching Trap and Be the CEO of Your Studio! – DSEP09
Hi everyone and thank you SO MUCH for checking out this episode of the Dance Studio Excellence Podcast!
This podcast (I hope!) will provide dance studio owners worldwide value and insights into how to create, grow and run a successful dance or performance studio.
In this episode, I’ll be assisting you with something that has proven quite difficult with many of the studio owners I’ve spoken to.
It’s about getting out of what I call the “Teaching Trap”. It’s where a studio owner feels they are too valuable (read: ‘irreplaceable’) in their teaching role and this causes the crucial responsibilities of a studio owner to fall by the wayside.
Well the great news is that you DON’T have to teach every class yourself, and in this episode we’ll be chatting about the reasons why.
Not only that, but I’ll be walking you through the main steps to transition yourself from 60+ hour workweek dance teacher/owner, to a true CEO of your Studio where YOU set the hours!
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Thank you SO much once again for joining me on The Dance Studio Excellence Podcast! Catch you soon!
00:00 – Introduction
00:50 – We LOVE to teach, but we can’t ignore our responsibilities as studio owners
02:40 – The First Step for getting out of the Teaching Trap
05:00 – The Second Step for getting out of the Teaching Trap
06:10 – The Third Step for getting out of the Teaching Trap
08:40 – The Fourth Step for getting out of the Teaching Trap
10:10 – The Fifth Step for getting out of the Teaching Trap
11:30 – Final Thoughts
It can be a very tough process to let go or scale back your teaching, but it’s up to you to make sure you do what is best for the sake of your students and the future of your studio!
And keep in mind that this isn’t to say you can never go back to teaching – once you’ve brought on some extra help and things are running smoothly, you can always come back to fulfill your original passion! 🙂
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