The Weekly – Why Bite About It?

When you Get Bit – Or bite – Fix it Fast. My little, old dog Stewart seems to forget past tussles. He has had at least four major altercations with my big, young dog Clayton in the last three years. As dogs, they fight, they bite and then they move on (Though the vet bills […]

The Weekly – Ask a Better Question, here’s how

Engaging with your clients is about asking Easter is this Sunday and this is another opportunity to know your customers better, engage with them more and learn something that can help you. It begins with a question and I’m going to give you a couple to use. I would love to hear about your results. […]

The Weekly – What are You Still Hurt About?

Did you know there is Healing through Heeling… It turns out that my Papillion, Stewart, failed the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen trail, twice in his youth. Years ago, when I brought him home my family was going through some hard times. We had two young boys and through the turmoil I fear they were less […]

The Weekly – A Wee Bit of the Irish… 1 way to add a bit of the green

Are You Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Is every holiday a time to promote? That’s like asking, is every day a day to sell? Ha! So St. Patrick’s day is this weekend – what is 1 thing you can do to add more green to your business? You probably have more ideas than the one […]

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 – 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 […]