Are you feeling fearful?

According to my trusty online dictionary, fear is defined as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. Does this describe the current state of affairs or what?  Are you feeling fearful? If you are, and it’s likely you may be, is this the state you […]

Ready to disrupt your thinking?

The definition of disruption is disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity or process. One of the things that can be of help to leaders is to disrupt the thinking patterns or the processes in your business that could use some freshening up. Disrupt is synonymous with interrupt so basically they mean the same thing – except interrupt usually puts […]

Are your days long? Are your years short?

Not to alarm you, just to remind you that March is the last month in the first quarter. Why does that matter? It depends on how you plan or break down something large like a year or a life. As Gretchen Rubin says, “ The days are long but the years are short.”  This month is […]

We’re at the Pet Expo in Florida this Week

As you read this, we are at the beginning of the Global Pet Expo. This is one of the premier events to feature pet products in America. Women in the Pet Industry Network is doing a Meet Up at the Retailer’s Breakfast this Thursday, February 27th @ 7:30 am. Are you going?   Click here to let us know.  One of the things I ask […]

Dog Lessons to Use…

We are six weeks in to the new year. How’s it going for you? One thing that keeps me going is my pup, Kingston. He’s a German Shepard, my first. I’m finding him to be smart, kind, comical and wonderful. So today I thought I would share a couple of quotes about dogs that may […]

Why Not Try a Purple Heart?

  I’m not a big fan of the color pink. It doesn’t go well with my skin tone, it’s very girly, and well, I don’t even need a reason to feel that pink is my least favorite color – so there you have it. I bring this up because this time of year, pink is literally […]

The Value of Community

  Originally, today’s post was to let you know that we would be attending Global Pet Expo at the end of this month (which we will). However, that email accidentally went out last week. When Elaine realized her error, she sent out an oopsie email and the responses poured in. What we learned is that […]

How is your energy level?

  “One of the important qualities that I think is often overlooked is just energy. It’s vitality, and sort of a life force that some people have and others don’t.” Doris Kearns Goodwin Energy is something that works. It surrounds us, we can feel it from others and our animals and even from environments. Ever walk into a […]

Your Word Of the Year

Exciting, terrifying, enticing and maybe even mundane… all of those things and whatever else you decide to create! I’ve been roaming around the internet searching for inspiration about picking a word of the year. You may have heard of this, or you may have already picked a word, or have in the past. How do […]

Deciding to do things differently

Exciting, terrifying, enticing and maybe even mundane… all of those things and whatever else you decide to create! The more we interact with the world, the more we come to realize how vast the opinions and lives of others are. Watching any kind of series or film nowadays, I’m shocked and troubled by the amount […]