Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly with your God, in business.
Everyday! Can I get an Amen?
I can learn lessons from any human beings, fiction or non fiction. Three Life lessons from inside the thimble.
With labor shortages nation wide, dance studios are also effected. Join me for a little chat about what my short staffing looks like.
Introducing the newest character from bedtime stories with Miss Debbie. As she sat in her tiny thimble of a life, she cried. Why, why didn't the rest of the world pause and clap for her?
As a writer who is a little too young for Baby Boomer perspective, a little too old for Gen X perspective and definitely too old for Millennial …
I suppose this is my version of "Choose your battles" but I find that these days, everything in dance and at the studio is negotiable. Often, it is much easier to just change.
As we enter 2022 with bright optimism, here are a few tips to make the your world a better place,
I have settled on the character from the 100 Acre Wood that I will most identify with in the Christmas season. Won't you join me, and choose joy?
Where is the edge and who told you it was there? Let's not let Eorye decide what we can and cannot do.
With this blustery change of seasons and moods, here's to a simple yet profound time of gatherings with a few insights from Winnie the Pooh and Piglet too. Blessings!
Just a few moments in the life of a dance teacher. With all that sass and all that cuteness packed into one space, we have to call on our dance super power to make it through the day. Join me for 11 minutes as I give …
We artists express out of who we are and where our identity lies. Let's encourage each other to create and live from a true, solid and healthy …
Getting back to the basics for the greatest results in your class and the greatest success in your day. So glad to be back with you all and so glad …
In part 2 we welcome Olivia, Mishaela and Elena to the podcast. These dancers love to giggle out loud while they punch you right in the gut with the truth. So get ready to laugh and learn.
Sit back, listen in and enjoy as we welcome Emerge Dance Company members Addy, Eleanor and Noelle to the show. What an inspiration these 3 are! This is a dose of insight from some remarkable teens we can all benefit …
When opportunities for unpleasant encounters arise, what will you do? Here's a great tip to apply every time!
The way we speak and think directly effects the level of freedom at which we live. Let's get out of the mud and stay out permanently.
Before we go, here are a few tips in keeping your artistic inspiration fresh as you continue to create, innovate and change the world around you.
It may sound old fashioned, but studio ownership or any business ownership takes loyalty, hard work, honesty and down right grit.
Let's create and produce art for the fully human experience called life.
For you and for your clients, is the glass half empty or half full? What is actually in the glass?
Reviews have become a part of our culture for better or worse. Gossip, communication, disgruntled people, differing perspective. Can you maneuver …
Like so many, did the stay at home orders make you a little lethargic and puffy? You are certainly not alone! Here are a few tips to get your mind in the right place and your body feeling better. Cheers!
One of my Covid observations is that when rule and guidelines are given some people will crawl inside the guideline box with no intention of ever …
When it comes to life lessons, you need not look far. They could be as close as the trail in front of you. Cheers!
The sought after space of your brain is only shared at a premium price. Allowing a worthless idol to settle in for the duration of the lease is like …
More true and silly dance studio stories with Miss Debbie
Why does it seem like bad news spreads faster than good news? Because unfortunately, that's what some folks find most interesting. With self …
When everything and perhaps everyone around you becomes chaotic, you are not required to participate. Practice listening to quiet waters instead.
As familiar and comfortable as that old box is that you are living in, it longer fits. You are going to have to move.
Let's avoid eating conspiracy meat. It doesn't taste good and it lacks nutrition!
As a dance studio or small business owner, it is one thing to create your policies and guidelines. It quite another to enforce them.
Together, let's …
Each of us is forever the student. The way we use our free time directly effects how productive we will be in our career path. Keep reading and be choosey about what you read. This week I am sharing some good reads.
Many of the issues we find ourselves disagreeing over these days are really not that difficult at the end of the day. Call me simple minded if you …
The world needs the artistic thinker RIGHT NOW! It's a new world and we must build more bridges between the artists and the community at large.
Celebrating the first 30 episodes of Coffee Break With Miss Debbie, today we discuss right and left brain art and the genius of blending the two. …
TYGO, PITA, BB may only be terms used in the tiny world of Miss Debbie speak, but you are more than welcome to use them as they may just help you make it through the day. You must not be a BB or a PITA but as a leader, …
Just a little whimsy for the end of February. How hospitable are you at your dance studio?
When creating and sharing our art with the world, let's generously give it from a pure heart.
The fun is in the messy creativity. The mature responsibility is in pulling substance out of the mess and bringing artistic product of value to bless …
The art God has given us to share with the world comes from who we are on the inside. The ups, the downs. All of it, can become rich and real art to touch the world.
You thought 2020 was crazy? Have I got news for you.
We may not be getting a "clean slate" on which to launch this new year. Some of our communication seems about as clear as mud in this crazy year, but our hearts are in the right place and we are slipping and sliding …
Times are tough. We look forward to the new year and we need the artists to nurture their creativity and arise with problem solving fresh ideas.
Get your holiday podcast snack and enjoy the things that really matter this season.
When I cannot travel, (Thank you virus) I let my imagination run away with me.
Let's start a conversation that brings validation and permission to the God designed artistic human. Why don't I seem to fit?
Expanding our series on 3 Life Lessons to Help You Make it Through the Day, 3 Little Seeds offers tiny things you can do to gain big results in …
Instead of wasting time convincing others of what you are called to do, why not just confidently do it?
Let prayer be your completion in our 3 part emotional processing.
You may be trying to simply catch your breath as you drown in the sea of judgement that is this 2020 season. You are not alone.
My three most effective coping tools have been contemplation, journaling and prayer. These tools are now more powerful than ever in these crazy times …
Since perfect does not exist in the real world I suggest we take a step away and just celebrate what we've got!,
3 Life lessons to get you through your life. Put your foot down and don't budge on this one.
Let's not let fear rob us of any precious treasures God is placing before us.
As important as what you do "on the clock" is how you spend your off time in preparation for greater efficiency and effectiveness.
Although I personally have never watched a horror movie, my studio life can be just a frightening as the next persons so in the spirit of October I bring you "Thrills and Chills of Studio Life".
With children, it's not just dance. We have so much more to learn. Just ask the 6 year olds.
In this season of experts, busybodies and self righteousness, let's be more forgiving, shall we?
Whether we are drinking coffee together or "spilling the tea", let's grow together with bits of wisdom that I have gathered throughout the saga that is my dance studio life. Cheers!
Some of the most practical wisdom you can gain is probably over at the dog park.
From the series "3 Life Lessons to Get You Through the Day", the dance segment.
A joyful, gracious atmosphere must be intentionally fostered.
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