The Holistic Business Approach With Misty Lown of More Than Just Great Dancing

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Misty Lown is the Founder and CEO of More Than Just Great Dancing, a dance studio association with more than 270 affiliations all over the globe, serving over 100,000 kids each week. She is an entrepreneur with a community development mission and is committed to helping children from all backgrounds. 

In 1998 she founded Misty’s Dance Unlimited, named “Top 50 Studios in the Nation,” and is a notable speaker at major dance studio conventions. Misty owns a dancewear studio, a dance competition, and a self-storage business and is the author of the best-selling book, One Small Yes: Small Decisions that Lead to Big Results.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • The holistic approach of having sustainable resources and providing positive programs for children
  • The truth behind building an online business from the ground up
  • Misty discusses why you should never underestimate hard work
  • How cumulative steps build relationships within a brand 
  • The opportunity the pandemic offered for improvement and meeting imperative needs
  • Why you should serve the industry, not the individual, when building relationships within your brand
  • The best piece of advice Misty has ever received

In this episode…

Making the call to take the next step to develop your idea can be daunting. Knowing how to create the next skillset and delivering the final product can lead to doubt.

Misty Lown is no stranger to second-guessing what it takes to build a better business. She stood in the shoes of a new entrepreneur and had the same doubt — but she knew what it took to overcome it. Misty knows the importance of giving and working hard to build and deliver a brand. Her passion for building relationships and providing positive outreach for children serves the industry as a whole. 

In this episode of Access to Anyone, Michael Roderick speaks with Misty Lown, Founder, and CEO of More Than Great Dancing, about her revolutionary and holistic approach of “without money, there is no mission” to building a business. Misty discusses her self-taught approach to entrepreneurship, the importance of giving to the community, and her tandem approach: having sustainable resources and positive programs. Answer the call in this episode!

Golden Answer

If you could meet any living person, who would that be?

Barbara Corcoran, Founder of The Corcoran Group & Shark and Executive Producer on ABC’s Shark Tank. She inspires others with her beginning story — how a $1,000 loan turned into a billion-dollar business. Barbara is also the author of the best-seller book Shark Tales: How I Turned $1000 into a Billion Dollar Business! and is the host of the Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran podcast. Misty Lown admires what she has done and feels a connection to her beginning and purpose.

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