I wrote an article for Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s online magazine, and I wanted to share it with those of you pet sitters, dog walkers, dog trainers, dog daycare owners and pet groomers who want to work less and earn more.
Many times a week (and sometimes many times a day!) pet business owners ask me how exactly I worked less and made more in my pet business.
Though one article can’t detail every single action I took to go from working 7 days a week to working 3 days a week, this article will at least give you some of the steps I took to work less and earn more:
In 1995, I started the business of my dreams with lots of passion but no business experience of any kind. That first year I had lots of time but almost no money.
A few years in, I had plenty of clients but hardly any time.
Friends and family often complimented me on my business success, but I didn’t feel successful. To me, success was having both time and money.
I was working 12-14 hour days seven days a week and still not making much compared to when I worked full-time as an employee. CLICK TO READ ARTICLE…