Avanti Entrepreneur Podcast

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Misty Lown

Yes, You Can Have It All, with Misty Lown

Misty Lown is the founder president and energized force behind More Than Just Great Dancing™ - A licensed dance studio affiliation program that has a positive impact on over 75,000 dance students around the globe each week. She is also the founder of MoreThanDancers.com, an online lifestyle magazine for young people that has over 35,000 visitors each month.

Her dance studio, Misty's Dance Unlimited founded, in 1998 and named a "Top 50 Studios in the Nation" by Dance Spirit Magazine has provided $400,000 in scholarship for dancers. In addition to authoring over 70 industry articles, Misty has been a speaker for every major dance studio convention in the US and a keynote speaker for the leading dance events in Australia and Canada.

She is a sought after speaker and recently shared her business methods as a guest blogger on SUCCESS.com and as a speaker at IF:Gathering Local and the US Army Garrison Woman's Equality Day. She has been recognized as "Teacher of the Year" by Eclipse, "Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year" by the YWCA and awarded the "Pope John XXIII Award for Distinguished Service" by Viterbo University the "Philanthropy Award" from the local Red Cross, the "President's Award" from the La Crosse Area Development Corporation and the "President's Award" from the Association of Professional Fundraisers.

Misty is an entrepreneur at heart. In addition to her dance studio and licensing program, she owns a dancewear store a dance competition, and a self-storage business. She is the author of One Small Yes, an Amazon #1 Bestseller that has been translated to Korean and Indonesian.

What you'll learn about in this episode:

• How to manage the responsibilities of being a mother with the responsibility of being a professional speaker, teacher, and founder of several successful organizations

• The importance of sharing the credit for your successes and giving credit where credit is due

• How to juggle many different responsibilities while leading a healthy and fulfilling life

• The importance of having a team of supportive people behind you and not striving to do everything on your own

• The fact that success and achievement at a high level never happens alone

• How to make great things happen by linking elbows with other people and making strong connections

• The importance of the journey and how the journey can be more important than the destination

• The importance of learning life skills along the way to your destination