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 – What is Your Plan for Q2?

Something that has helped me serve you as a reader, and my coaching and presentation clients, as well as those in our network, is having a plan. Plans come in various forms and they are tweakable entities. What is your plan for Q2? Wanna look into what is working for us? One of the team […]

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 – 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 – 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 […]