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Hey Coach!

Coach,mentor, guru all terms we’ve heard as business owners. Do you have one? Most professional coaching services are out of the financial reach for owners of small dog businesses.  Here are things you can do to access coaching on a

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7 Business books for Small Business

  The internet has made it much easier for us to gain access to tips and information on business.  Even though I am  writing  this article on my IPad, I  still love to hold a real book in my hand.

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When a pet dies

    A deep dark shadow comes over you and you don’t know where to go. That’s the feeling you get when you know the end is near and you have no control. Looking into the eyes of the Emergency

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Build your business with Creativity

Chief,cook and bottle washer that’s what we are as small business owners. We’re responsible for everything from sweeping floors, to hiring staff to choosing a logo design. How do we keep,it all balanced? Most people automatically go to stress reducing

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10 tips for Managing Employees

Employees are the true value and vision of your business. I see this as a entrepreneur and as a customer. You can make or break your business if you don’t hire the right people. They are what your customers see

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Listen to them

Sometimes your aha moment comes from your customers. If you listen you will hear them; they start to repeat over and over. It may be in different words and from different people but it all comes down to the same

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy is defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes. Is it possible to start a business with this philosophy in mind? It is and it’s been

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What’s your story?

Small business owners often take the ready- fire- aim approach to business planning. I somewhat agree with this formula, just get started. However; you do need to have some sort of guidelines. Developing your mission and core values is an

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A Job Changing Peoples Lives

  “You can go to a job everyday that’s just a job, or you can go to a place that’s changing people’s lives” This is how Jeff Stein describes his calling at Leader Dogs for the Blind, in Rochester Hills,

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Fear Kills Passion

Travelling across the country I see just how much we are all the same. One thing for certain that we all have in common is fear. We all have it, admit it or not, it’s just what we do with

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