Business Lessons from the Dance Floor: Leadership Secrets from Fred and Ginger

Don Minges, MBA, The Numbers Guy CFO, LLC

All of us can improve our leadership skills. This session discusses timeless leadership lessons learned from an unusual place – the dance floor. The parallels between business and dancing are striking; you need good partners, you must cooperate, someone must lead, someone must follow, you need to practice, you may step on someone else’s toes, and the leader does not have to be attractive. This session examines what made Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, two of the most famous dancers in the world, so successful. These leadership lessons from the dance floor can help you be a more effective leader. Learn many timeless leadership lessons that successful businesses employ every day.