How My Dance Background Helps Me As A Business Owner
I had my first dance lesson at the age of 3. I don’t remember much of it, but I do remember two things about it. First, I remember there were weird stuffed animals in the window area that creeped me out. Second, I remember that I didn’t like it, and I kept going to my…Ballerina, brown ballerina, childhood, creative entrepeneur, dance and entrepreneurship, dance education, dancers, dream big dreams, entrepreneur, entrepreneur and educator, entrepreneurship, hope, inspiration, multipassionate entrepreneur, nostalgia, pensive, reflection, Saumirah McWoodson, the audacity of hope
I WANT to be paid to think.
I’m a hardcore entrepreneur. I live to create. I thrive on bringing ideas to fruition through the art of starting and developing business ventures. But I’ve mentioned it before on The Happy Dance Podcast and I’ve mentioned it in my Lunchtime Entrepreneur Chats on Clubhouse: I like to keep some freelance work or a super…adulting, career, career choices, classroom teacher, contracted jobs, dance educator, dreamer, educator, entrepreneur, entrepreneur and educator, experience, finances, fulfillment, i teach too, life choices, lifelong learning, part-time jobs, pay me what i'm worth, performing arts education, salary, Saumirah McWoodson, short-term jobs, side gig, side hustles, Teacher, the happy dance blog, the happy dance blog by saumirah mcwoodson, the happy dance by saumirah mcwoodson, The Happy Dance Podcast, think, thought leader, thoughtful
Making Time + Being Present
I’ve been around long enough to know that “enough time” will never exist. It won’t exist in the course of a day, a week, and–if we’re doing it right–a lifetime. For those of us “ambitious” souls (the word is in quotes because for my fellow dreamers and do-ers, you know there’s absolutely no other way…balance, balance is bogus, busy, creative entrepeneur, creative entrepreneur, creatives, dreamers, entrepreneur, entrepreneur and educator, entrepreneur blog, finding balance, movers, planning, satisfaction, Saumirah McWoodson, shakers, stay hungry stay foolish, the happy dance blog by saumirah mcwoodson, the happy dance by saumirah mcwoodson, time, time management
Don’t Forget to Run Your Business!
In last Monday’s blog, I told you how prepared I was to teach my first dance classes at a new location, working to expand my business. I explained how, even though all my planning was essentially all in my head, I would be using the Dance Daze® First Class Checklist to cross my Ts and dot…artist and educator, dance, dance business, dance education, dance studio, DanceEdStartup.com, entrepreneur and educator, entrepreneur blog, how to become a dane teacher, how to teach dance, new dance classes, new dance program, new dance studio, new dance teacher, Saumirah McWoodson, startup, the happy dance blog, the happy dance by saumirah mcwoodson