Pet business coaching topics covering a variety of subjects that aren't frequently discussed. Listen in to Bella, a pet business coaching from Jump Consulting, leading the discussion in a raw and transparent way.
Episode 367: Breaking Free from Isolation, Strategies for Pet Industry Entrepreneurs
Ever found yourself surrounded by wagging tails and soothing purrs, yet feeling a bit like a lone wolf in the world of pet entrepreneurship? It's like being in a room filled with adorable companions, yet the business journey can be surprisingly solitary.
In this episode of "Bella in Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast," we continue our discussion on isolation and its impact on business owners. Today, I want to share with you some practical tips and personal insights that can help you combat isolation and thrive in your entrepreneurial journey.
First and foremost, it's crucial to prioritize personal growth. As business owners, we often get caught up in the day-to-day operations and forget to invest in ourselves. But by taking the time to learn and develop new skills, we can break free from old patterns and beliefs that may be holding us back.
So, if you're a business owner feeling isolated, I highly recommend giving this podcast episode a listen. It's packed with valuable insights and practical tips to help you overcome isolation and thrive in both your personal and professional life.
Episode 366: Overcoming Isolation, Real Stories of Hope and Resilience with Kathy and Tracy
Have you ever found yourself surrounded by the hustle and bustle of your business, yet felt an undeniable sense of isolation? As business owners, we often paint a picture of success, but behind the scenes, many of us wrestle with a profound and sometimes lonely journey.
In this episode of "Bella in Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast," we have a really important topic to discuss - the feeling of isolation among business owners. It's something that many of us have experienced at some point, and it can be really tough.
Our guests today, Tracy and Kathy , are here to share their personal experiences with feeling stuck and alone in their businesses. They know firsthand how challenging it can be to navigate the ups and downs of entrepreneurship without a support system.
Tracy and Kathy found solace in joining a mastermind group and community. They talk about how connecting with like-minded individuals who understood their struggles made a huge difference in their lives. It gave them a sense of belonging and support that they had been missing.
One of the key takeaways from this episode is the importance of reaching out to others. It's so easy to get caught up in our own negative thoughts and feelings of isolation, but by opening up and connecting with others, we can challenge those thoughts and find a renewed sense of purpose.
Practicing gratitude is another powerful tool that Tracy and Kathy discuss. By focusing on the positive aspects of their businesses and lives, they were able to shift their mindset and find joy in their work again.
So, if you've been feeling isolated in your business, know that you're not alone. There are people out there who understand what you're going through and are ready to support you. Take that first step and reach out - you never know how it might change your life.
Episode 365: What It Takes To Hire 50+ Employees In Your Pet Business with Tiffany Lewis
Hey Jumpers! In the business world, few things are as simultaneously crucial and daunting as hiring new talent. If you've ever been in a position where you had to recruit and onboard new employees, you're likely familiar with the mixed emotions of this responsibility. The mere thought of hiring new talent can send shivers down the spine of even the most experienced business owners. But, here's the twist. What if we told you that hiring might not be the colossal, nerve-wracking endeavor it's often made out to be?
In this episode of "Bella in Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast," I am thrilled to welcome back Tiffany Lewis. She is the amazing owner of Pet and Home Care. Today, we dive into Tiffany’s incredible journey, starting from being a dog walker to running a business with over 50 employees. It's truly inspiring to see her build her empire and find success in hiring new talent.
Tiffany opened up about the challenges she faced when transitioning from independent contractors to having a full-fledged team of employees. She also highlights the significance of having a formalized hiring process and how it has made a huge difference in her business. Oh, and let's remember the perks she offers her employees - they're a game-changer.
If you're a pet business owner or aspiring entrepreneur, this episode is a goldmine of valuable insights on hiring new talent. Tiffany's journey and her tips on managing a team effectively are definitely worth listening to. Trust me, you don't want to miss out on this one!
Episode 364: How to Get 150 Applicants a Week For Your Dog Walking Business With Becky Lea
Hey Jumpers! If you're a business owner in the pet industry or any industry for that matter, you know that finding the right team members can be a real challenge. But today, we've got a treat for you. We're about to dive into the world of the hiring process, employee retention, and creating a thriving company culture.
Welcome to another episode of "Bella in Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast," Today, we have a special guest, Becky Lea, the owner of Paws Around Motown. Becky is here to share her experience and insights on improving the hiring process for her business.
Becky starts off by sharing her initial struggles with hiring. Like many business owners, she found it challenging to find the right candidates and wasted a lot of time on the wrong ones. But she didn't let that discourage her. Instead, she decided to revamp her hiring process and make it more efficient.
Becky managed to reduce her hiring time from a whopping 10-14 days to just five days. She explains that implementing a thorough hiring process was key to this success. By carefully screening candidates and conducting multiple interviews, she was able to find the perfect fit for her team in a shorter amount of time.
Becky's story is a great reminder that continuous improvement is crucial for any business. She encourages fellow entrepreneurs to always be on the lookout for ways to refine their hiring process and create a better experience for both the business and the employees.
Episode 363: How to Embrace Efficient Marketing with Less Time and More Results
Feeling Overwhelmed by Marketing? Here's How to Get Back on Track
In this week's info-packed episode, I am talking about one of the biggest pain points for pet business owners: marketing. Endless hours fiddling in Canva, constantly second-guessing your messaging and visuals, trying to learn new skills that keep changing - it's frustrating and exhausting!
If you feel like you're just tossing spaghetti at the wall to see what sticks, you're not alone. I am here to tell you how you can succeed, jump on over to Better Marketing With Bella to see everything I am talking about.
Drawing from my personal experience and the success stories of past clients, I break down exactly why DIY marketing often falls short and how to create an effective strategy.
Don't believe me? Give the stories a listen and see how you can be a success too.
Episode 362: The Importance of Consistency in Your Pet Business Brand
Imagine this: a pet owner is searching for a reliable service for their beloved canine companion, and they stumble upon your business's website, social media, or storefront. What sets your brand apart? What impression do you leave on their minds? Are you tired of feeling like your pet business is just blending in with the crowd? Do you want to stand out and make a lasting impression on your customers? If so, then consistency in branding is the key!
In this episode of "Bella in Your Business: Pet Industry Business Podcast," I want to talk about something super important for all you pet business owners out there: consistency in branding. Trust me, it's a game-changer!
Doors for Better Marketing With Bella are currently open if you're looking for more guidance and support in your marketing journey.
And remember, consistency is key! So, let's get out there and make our pet businesses shine.
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