3 Unexpected Business Lessons From Hazel’s First Vet Visit

As healing professionals without a “formal” business education, we can feel behind the curve when it comes to starting and running a private practice.

While there is true value in solid business training, there’s real-life biz school all around you.

This point hit home for me earlier this month during Hazel’s unexpected (semi-emergency) trip to the vet.

A little back story:

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Storytelling: Your Secret Weapon for Instant Connection

Last Sunday, my partner and I arrived home at 1:30am to hungry cats and an empty house.
We had just returned from a trip to Alaska to see my family.
It *could* be the extra caffeine I’m guzzling to counteract jet lag…but I have been on a high ever since I got back.   

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I Broke Up With My To-Do List

I’m obsessed with to-do lists.  My brain chemistry rewards me for crossing tasks off my list.  Even shit I’ve already done. My brain doesn’t know the difference. 

The calm of a neatly written list. The feel of my pilot pen gliding across the page. The sense of completion when a task is complete.

It’s bliss.

Yet, there’s one area where my to-do list fails me: 

Writing for my business.

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