Pet Women Weekly – I couldn’t be more sincere!

Dear  Pet Lover, My mastermind buddy Kevin, the last time we were together, mentioned something I’ve mulled over quite a bit. He said, “Shawna, you are the only person I know who can tell so many different people you adore them, and mean it completely every time.” I asked, “What are you trying to tell […]

Pet Women Weekly – Red, White and Booze

Dear Pet Lover, What’s Your Tradition?   Yesterday, on the 4th of July you would have found me in a camp chair alongside the road in St. Paul, Oregon for a good old fashioned small town parade. You can’t get more American than that in my mind. Horses, farm machinery, all the rodeo queens from […]

Pet Women Weekly – Are You Rightsizing Your Life?

Dear Pet Lover, How do you keep things in order?  It’s the end of May – 5 months flew by in 2017 and now it’s spring and some people do spring cleaning, how about you?  The 3rd virtue from Benjamin’s 13 Virtues is about order. And what is order expect this – from Benjamin: Order: […]

Pet Women Weekly – Do You Want to be Remembered?

 Dear Pet Lover, What is Memorial Day For?   This coming weekend most of us, in America will be enjoying a 3 day holiday. And it’s interesting to me that most of us don’t know or care why. So that got me thinking and Googling… Here’s some info you might find as interesting as I […]

Pet Women Weekly – Will You Practice Self-Restraint?

Dear Pet Lover, It’s a Temperance Week! We are embarking on Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Virtues for the accountability group I lead, Monday through Friday at 5:15 AM – yes, you read that right, 5:15 AM. One reason these leaders get up so early is because they seek to accomplish more, become more, experience more than […]

Pet Women Weekly – I’m Sorry for the Inconvenience!

Dear Pet Lover, Can only one experience ruin an entire brand? The man behind me on the shuttle bus was tired, dirty, he had been visiting his son for a week in Oregon and hadn’t realized he would be roughing it in a tent. Our conversation started as I boarded the bus, saying to the […]

Pet Women Weekly – How to Maximize Your Energy!

Dear Pet Lover, Energy is Invisible Determination Here is a quote I dig from Sir Thomas Buxton:    Now, the quote is old, so using the word, MAN is understandable – however, think in terms of Human please so it connects to your core.  When he mentions, invisible determination, a purpose once formed and then […]

Pet Women Weekly – You are a Gift! So Let Me Give You One!

Dear Pet Lover, Giving to You Makes Me Happy!   The day a person is born is a day for celebration. The woman who labored to bring this life forth. The man who provided the seed, the family that welcomes and loves the new addition – celebration! And the infant knows nothing of it. Later […]

Pet Women Weekly – What if you couldn’t make Priority plural?

Dear Pet Lover, What if you couldn’t make Priority plural?   Helping entrepreneurs and leaders excel is my business. It’s the greatest gift and most thrilling thing I’ve ever done and I am blessed with the most exceptional clients in the universe. And most everyone dances around how to set their priorities. One way that […]

Pet Women Weekly – Do you have a mind like water?

Dear Pet Lover, Do you have a mind like water?   In karate, there is something called “mind like water” – which implies being in perfect readiness. David Allen in his fine book, “Getting Things Done” describes this process like this: “Imagine throwing a pebble into a still pond. How does the water respond? The […]