Adding More Services. Is It Time?

As dog trainers, we often open our business and hit the ground running. We take on as many clients as we can, work a random assortment of hours, and try to bring in as much money as we can. Telling ourselves “someday” we might have a building, more services, or...

Taking More Time Off: New Year, New Vacation Policy

One of the biggest things that pushed me to opening my own business was wanting to be in control of my own time. I also really wanted to be in control of my own vacation policy. Why? I just really like to take time off. I like to travel to dog events. I like to travel...

Interviews with small business owners – how to get access to expert advice

This fourth interview in our series is a special treat: our interviewee is Vanessa O'Connor, and attorney with the Harvard Law School Transactional Law Clinic. TLC is an amazing resource for small business owners who can't afford the legal advice they need to build a...
Adding More Services. Is It Time?

Adding More Services. Is It Time?

As dog trainers, we often open our business and hit the ground running. We take on as many clients as we can, work a random assortment of hours, and try to bring in as much money as we can. Telling ourselves “someday” we might have a building, more services, or...

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Taking More Time Off: New Year, New Vacation Policy

Taking More Time Off: New Year, New Vacation Policy

One of the biggest things that pushed me to opening my own business was wanting to be in control of my own time. I also really wanted to be in control of my own vacation policy. Why? I just really like to take time off. I like to travel to dog events. I like to travel...

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From A Handout Library to Low-Cost Client Management: What a Dog Trainer Can Do With Google Drive

From A Handout Library to Low-Cost Client Management: What a Dog Trainer Can Do With Google Drive

Google Drive is a file management product available from Google when you sign up for a Gmail email address or purchase a paid Gsuite account. But, because it’s made to integrate seamlessly with Google’s other products — sheets, docs, slides, and more, which will have their own articles (coming soon!) — and lives online, it makes file creation, sharing, and management simple.

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