Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Annia Elena Ballagas Negrete, Co-Founder of Leap! Dance & Music Studio, located in Miami, FL, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

It is a dance & music studio. We instruct children in the performing arts.

Tell us about yourself

I love teaching what I learned throughout my career. I have been a dancer since I was 4, and I graduated from professional schools of art.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

End of the year recital after our first year in a new location.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Make parents understand the importance of being consistent with Art disciplines.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Be patient, passionate, and believe in yourself.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Being a teacher is one of the most repayable jobs in the world.

Where can people find you and your business?


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