Michael Badial

Streamline your sales process

A few years ago when I asked trainers about their sales process. I would likely be met with an eye roll and a "what sales process?" Now most trainers are comfortable with the idea that they have to sell their service if they are to run a successful business.  Not all...

3 ways obstacles help you become a better business owner

Jamie and I have been running our business for over 9 years now. Being married and running a business together presents challenges that are unique and that not all couples have to face together.    From seeing each other way too much to not agreeing on how things...

Make Agreements with Yourself

As business owners there are many things that can weigh on our minds.  When our minds are cluttered our business can suffer and so do our lives.  Conversations with our significant others are less enjoyable. The activities we perform are not as fun as they could be...
Streamline your sales process

Streamline your sales process

A few years ago when I asked trainers about their sales process. I would likely be met with an eye roll and a "what sales process?" Now most trainers are comfortable with the idea that they have to sell their service if they are to run a successful business.  Not all...

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Make Agreements with Yourself

As business owners there are many things that can weigh on our minds.  When our minds are cluttered our business can suffer and so do our lives.  Conversations with our significant others are less enjoyable. The activities we perform are not as fun as they could be...

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Moving the needle in your dog training business

As dog trainers we have more to do and more on our minds when there are more clients, classes and appointments.    There are some goals that we go after with jet fuel in our veins and then burnout when either we don't see quick results or when we actually get...

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Who are you as a leader in your business?

Who are you as a leader in your business?

In the dog training world the word "Leadership" has been abused and misused every chance a trainer gets. This often leads to a lesser understanding of what it means to be a leader in our lives and our businesses.  As business owners we should separate our...

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How to make your life easier when hiring employees

How to make your life easier when hiring employees

Bringing on a new employee can be difficult especially if you do not know exactly what they are going to do for you. When you experience growth as a company it seems that the logical next step is to bring on an employee who can help you to continue to grow. Before you...

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Tools to Make Your Videos Better

Tools to Make Your Videos Better

Are you jumping feet first into online content?   Whether you’ve taken your dog training classes and consults online out of necessity or have had it in the works for a while, you might have some questions about the best tools for doing so.  We’ve compiled a list for...

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