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Special Announcement from Kristin

Hello pet business owners, I’ve got a very special announcement for you!  There’s a BIG Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale happening right now and you’ll receive the discount I’ve ever offered, and it expires at midnight on November 28, 2022.  Use promo code SAVE30 to save 30% (largest discount ever!) on pet business forms,…

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Episode 119. Grow Your Pet Business and Create Client Accountability

Jodi is a dog trainer who wants to expand her dog training business. She is having a hard time having her clients follow through on the homework she gives them. Like a lot of business owners, Jodi is an idea generator and a visionary! These are great qualities to have as a business owner, but…

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Episode 118. Big Life Changes Require Business Changes

My podcast coaching client today is Kristen. She boards dogs in her home and offers dog walking and has had her part-time pet business for nearly a decade. She recently made some courageous life changes, and she now needs to turn her business into a full-time venture to financially support her and her kids.  You’ll…

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Episode 117. Discover What’s Not Working When it Comes to Hiring Staff

Heidi is an experienced pet sitter and dog walker in Naples, Florida. Lately she has been feeling frustrated about hiring staff. She’s been interviewing not-right people and also hiring flaky people who seem very interested in the beginning of the hiring process, but they back out before they are already hired or shortly after being…

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Episode 116. Use Mindfulness to Recover from Burnout

In today’s episode I get more personal than I have in a long time on this podcast – you’ll hear me share what I’ve been experiencing lately and how it’s affected me, and also how it relates to today’s episode. Mimi is a pet pro who is struggling with personal and professional burnout. She has…

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Episode 115. How to Hire in Your Pet Business

In the last podcast episode, I worked with a coaching client on hiring and we’ll dive a bit more in depth on that topic today with a different coaching client.  My coaching client today is Shannon, a pet sitter and dog walker from Pennsylvania. Her business has grown so quickly that she’s had to scramble…

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Episode 114. How to Hire and Expand Your Pet Business

Mallorie is a pet sitter and dog walker in Dallas, Texas. Her business has grown quickly, and she’d like to expand even more without compromising the quality of care she’s committed to providing her clients.  She asks me the chicken-or-the-egg question that so many pet business owners ask me: “Should I hire first or advertise to…

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Episode 113. How to Create Company Culture in Your Pet Business

Susan Kaplan from BeLoved Pet Sitting is a pet sitter in San Diego. In her coaching session today, she is bringing up a question that I’ve never been asked before on the podcast: How to create positive company culture.  Company culture is something that is often discussed in a lot in tech companies but rarely…

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Episode 112. Create Policies and Procedures to Save Time, Money and Energy

In today’s coaching session, I’m working with Tina, a pet business owner who feels like she’s constantly putting fires in her business. She has 5 part-time staff to help her, but she gets a lot of last-minute calls from them asking for time off which causes her to have to jump in and be the…

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Episode 111. Dealing with Depression and Anxiety as a Pet Business Owner

In today’s coaching session, I’m working with Cora, a pet business owner who sometimes struggles with occasional bouts of depression and anxiety. When it hits her, it causes her to suffer – and her business to suffer. When she’s not experiencing depression and anxiety her energy level is high, her response time to clients is…

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