My dog reminds me every day how to be a good entrepreneur. She asks for the sale. Or in her case, she asks for a cookie. Let me explain.
We have a big property, and she loves to go outside. But if you know dogs, they aren’t so keen on coming back in. So, I needed to make it super-duper attractive for her to WANT to come back in the house. Aubrey knows that if I use the word “come” that there’s a cookie in it for her. It works really well because no matter what she’s into, a cookie is better.
But our cute little 14-pound mixed breed pup takes it a step further. She’s learned that if she wants her dinner, she needs to sit by her bowl. And even when it’s the middle of the day, not even close to dinner time, she sits by her bowl. What is she doing? She’s asking for another cookie! And why not? She knows that about half the time I’ll give her one. She’s asking for the sale! [Read more…]