Starve Your Fears: The Andy Storch Show

012: Weathering the recession, Setting a vision and Getting the right people on the bus with Allyson Lewis of Once Upon a Ballet in Charleston, SC

Episode Summary

Allyson Lewis discusses her journey in starting and growing her dance studio and school in Charleston, SC as well as mistakes she has made along the way and the challenges she is facing today

Episode Notes

Allyson Lewis discusses her journey in starting and growing her dance studio and school in Charleston, SC as well as mistakes she has made along the way and the challenges she is facing today. This interview includes how Allyson weathered the financial crisis to keep students coming back, her vision and creativity in adding services and renting space, the importance of gaining employees aligned to the company strategy and helping them understand the "why" of what they are doing. Plus the challenge of trying to be a servant leader while also advancing your strategy.

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