You aren’t a bad person if you didn’t have three months set aside to cover you during a worldwide pandemic.(The only difference between you and the airlines in 2020 was that you didn’t get a bailout.)
But, unlike the airlines, you can use COVID as a learning experience.
Now that you’re back in business, make it a point to save.
One dog a week is your emergency fund.
Then add one dog each a week for:
You might be thinking, “But, Mary, that was an entire day's worth of work I'm putting to the side and I can't afford to have an entire days off!”
Calm down, grasshopper.
Start with one dog.
Then, when you’re in a better position, add another.
Keep adding dogs until there are five of them playing together happily at the bank waiting to be there to cheer you up when things are looking down again.
Which dog would you start with first?
Mary is a business, wellness, and safety strategist who specializes in the pet industry. She has contributed to the professional pet industry as a consultant, speaker, writer, and progressive leader.
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