3 Tips That Made a Difference in My Own Pet Business branding communication

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Are you running a business and it feels like your business is actually
running you? 

Hi, I’m River Lee of the Savvy Groomer, a business coach for the busy
pet professional and all I need is 3-5 minutes of your time to show you 3
tips that made a difference in my own pet...

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What is a Starter Safety Net? financial journey savings

Safety Net:  a safeguard against possible hardship or adversity.

In the Savvy Groomer's Roadmap to Financial Success step two is to have a starter safety net.  This is a small amount of liquid money you have available to you in the case of something unexpected happens.  You can...

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The Importance of a Written Budget budgeting financial journey survive

Blah Blah Blah, write your budget budget down, blah blah blah.

I find myself sounding like a broken record talking to groomers about the importance of writing a budget down.  I feel like the grooming instructor mentioning how your grooming is only as good as your bathing.  The truth of...

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Not your Piggy Bank budgeting financial journey

We've all done it... we are all guilty of it.

The company card in hand, at the gas station, out to dinner or at the store.  Is this really a business expense?  Probably not but we tell ourselves "this is part of being a business owner, the business paying for things".  It starts...

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Irregular Income budgeting

Making commission is a double edge sword, you can make as much money as you can gorom but it also means when there are no pets to groom, there is no money in your pocket.  Irregular income (income that changes from week to week) is the norm in the grooming industry. Most groomers earn...

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Appointment Book for your Finances budgeting

When talking about budgeting I see groomers cringe or wrinkle their nose.  We hear the word budget and we think of restrictions, what we are going to have to give up... instead of thinking about what we are gaining.

When I look at my budget I look at what it ALLOWS me to buy.  Does my...

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Squirrel! budgeting

Blah Blah Blah, write your budget budget down, blah blah blah.

Have you ever seen the movie "Up"?  Doug the talking Golden Retriever is my spirit animal as I walk though trade shows or even when I'm at my local Target.  Shiny-object syndrome is a real thing and can cause...

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Break Old Money Habits budgeting

I have always hated the saying "old dog's can't learn new tricks".  We all know that's not true...  The old dog simply knows eventually you'll give up and probably give him the treat anyway.  You have trained your brain to avoid doing a budget!  Let's start by first...

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Change your Denial Mindset budgeting

If you have ever had a toddler in your house, then you know the game of “if I close my eyes then I disappear.”  This is called Object Permanence in the world of Developmental Psychology; the kids don’t understand that the world around them still exists even if they...

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Budgets are Sexy budgeting

Think of the word “sexy” and what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

Maybe that's garter belts and lingerie, a bottle of wine and candles...  I often find myself fantasizing about a juicy double bacon cheeseburger that I indulge in while wearing pj pants binging on...

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Sometimes it's hard to be Grateful value yourself

I'm generally a positive person, I pride myself on being a realistic optimist- if there ever was such a thing.  When life seem to be traveling in the right direction it's easy to be grateful.  When my life is on fire and I'm watching everything crumble I have the peanut gallery letting...

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Run your Own Race value yourself

"Run your own race", the middle aged gym teacher would tell us moments before blowing the whistle.  We knew we didn't want to be the last girl to cross the finish line, that person would have some menial task to perform.  Collect 100 cones, make sure all the soccer balls were filled,...

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