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 […]

Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Question everything?

Dear Pet Lover, Question everything?  What is your intention for the week? Ask yourself… Are you asking yourself good questions? Do the questions you ask – begin with how or why? (How is better.) A favorite Mind-Setting Quote: “It is not every question which deserves an answer.” ~Publilius Syrus (Roman author, 1st century B.C.)     […]

Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Are you playing it too safe?

Dear Pet Lover, Are you playing it too safe? What is your intention for the week? Ask yourself… Is it really always better to be safe than sorry? Are you playing something too safe and how can you think about it differently? A favorite Mind-Setting Quote: “After all these years, I am still involved in […]

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 […]

Monday Mindset: Start your week off well! Are you an action taker?

Dear Pet Lover, Are you an action taker? What is your intention for the week? Ask yourself…   Are you living a life of action or reaction? What steps (actions) can you take this week toward your goal? A favorite Mind-Setting Quote: “Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.” ~ Henri […]

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 […]