Parent Helpers: Why I Stay Away
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’m going to talk about something many dance studio owners consider an “asset”. But it’s an “asset” that can come with a series of hidden costs down the line.
I’m talking about parent helpers!
You know the ones; cheap (or usually free), accessible, keen from the get go. BUT they can often be risky, becoming far more trouble than they are worth.
While parent helpers can appear as a valuable resource for any growing studio, I’m going to recommend some different strategies I’ve used in the past and still currently use so I don’t have to rely on parent helpers – EVER!
So settle in, listen closely and get ready to be one step closer to kissing parent helpers goodbye!
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I've seen it work, but more often than not, I've seen parent helpers fail miserably. - Stella Hui Click To Tweet
00:00 – Introduction
00:30 – Why studio owners use parent helpers
03:15 – The main reasons why I declined parent helpers
10:30 – Suggested alternatives to using parent helpers
16:45 – Final Thoughts on parent helpers
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