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Happy New Year Now, Let's Get Organized Shirley Greene 10/25/00
Happy New Year! I wish you a year filled with good health, loyal friends, great dogs, competitive spirit, safety, fun and prosperity.
There's nothing like a New Year to offer us a clean slate and a fresh start. Some make New Year's resolutions while others outline business plans. Whatever your style, whatever your line of work, getting organized in 2001 is the first step to reaching your personal and business goals. ( Read More...)
Authors Shirley Greene and Dan Karas share the enlightening results of their focus group on the universal qualities that attract customers to dog trainers -- and keep them there. From flyball to Ring Sport to Schutzhund, clients are seeking respect, continuing education, and flexibility from their trainers. Is your trainer delivering? The authors interviewed both handlers and professional trainers to discover how to evaluate a potential trainer to create a successful training relationship for handler, trainer, and dog in Seeking Mr./Ms. Goodtrainer
Author Shirley Greene provides us with yet another Outstanding Article on Marketing your dog related business. If you want to get ahead, this is a must read. How to Profit from the Aging of America
In a followup business related article for folks in the Dog Business, author Shirley Greene provides us with The Client Complains - Now What?. One of the most concise customer relation articles I have seen.
The Purina web site features a comprehensive guide to kennel construction and management. This series of articles provides helpful information for kennel planning and design, sanitation management, parasite control, successful management, and more. A must-read for anyone planning to build a new kennel and for existing kennel owners who would like to optimize their facilities.
Diana Guerrero provides a four-part series about Unusual Careers With Animals. This is an outstanding series of articles that is a must-read by anyone who has ever considered making their career one devoted to animals.