Ashley Keefe Is the owner of Modo Yoga Waterloo and focuses extensively on leadership training within her studio. This allows her studio of 10 years to continually grow and evolve from the professional development of her staff. Ashley joined us on the Studio Savvy Podcast to talk about the importance of leadership and how it can help grow even the most tried and true studios.
In this podcast episode, Ashley Keefe shares the value of leadership training and development in running businesses. According to Ashley, one’s success and failure in running a business solely relies on where the business owner made investments. This defines how astute and prepared that person is in terms of business management.
The knowledge and skills acquired through reading management books and attending leadership seminars enable a business owner to:
These are the kind of investments Ashley suggests:
In this special episode with Ashley, you'll learn:
→ [1:46] Ashley shares how she started her business. She related all the failures she experienced as part of her struggle in learning the ropes in running a business.
→ [4:21] All about reading many leadership and management books and attending leadership seminars.
→ [5:20] Ashley highlights that there are different leadership and management styles and one should be adept in determining which would be best for the team that you are working with.
→ [8:06] Ashley advises how knowledge and skills acquired through reading management books and attending leadership seminars support the growth of your business.
→ [14:10] Ashley recalls when she decided to go into yoga fulltime and when she first leased a space.
→ [19:30] Ashley shares her knowledge, experience, and best practices for her personal business.