Podcast Episode 78: Tips on Managing Employees from a 6-Figure Pet Business Entrepreneur

In this episode, I’m talking to Kristin Morrison of Six-Figure Pet Sitting Academy, a pet sitting and dog walking business expert who grew her own business over the course of 18 years. We talk about how to hire the first few employees in your pet industry business, and how important your gut intuition is in those decisions.

With the right employees, you can achieve that work life balance that you got into this business for in the first place! Today’s guest fine-tuned her staff to the point where she was able to take 6 months off to live in Bali! Get your vision boards ready and lets dive into this episode!

Managing Employees in a 6-Figure Pet Business

Kristin Morrison started her pet sitting and dog walking company in 1995 and it grew to become one of the largest pet care companies in California before she sold it eighteen years later. Now, Kristin provides business coaching for thousands of pet sitters, dog walkers, trainers, and groomers.

She’s the founder of Six-Figure Pet Sitting Academy™ and Six-Figure Pet Business Academy™ where she provides coaching, webinars and business products for pet business owners. Kristin is also the creator of the annual Prosperous Pet Business Online Conference and she hosts the Prosperous Pet Business podcast.

In addition to all that, Kristin is the author of five books and she’s currently working on her sixth all geared towards pet business owners.

Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • How to incorporate fun into your work
  • Defining the employee hiring process that works best for your business
  • Using an application packet to filter out potential employees
  • Getting prepared to make your first hire
  • How to make your service-based business a success before bringing in help


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Managing Staff in your Pet Industry Business, Advice from Kirstin Morrison


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