Purrs of Widom

5 Business Lessons Cats Can Teach Entrepreneurs

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I’ve always believed that animals come into our lives to teach us. First and foremost, they teach us about unconditional love. But they also teach us to stretch and grow, to reach beyond our self-imposed limits, and to expand our consciousness. Some of the cats I’ve shared my life with over the last 30 years have been amazing teachers. You often hear it said that entrepreneurs are born, not made. I believe that anyone with a strong enough desire and a passion for what they do can be a successful entrepreneur. And purrhaps, our cats can teach us a few lessons about how to get there along the way.Continue Reading

Conscious Cat Sunday: Do Cats Make New Year’s Resolutions?

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Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I stopped making them several years ago. Since I still like the idea of the “fresh start” a new year offers, I set New Year’s intentions instead. I think New Year’s resolutions are destined to fail, because there’s an inherent flaw in the term “resolution.” The difference is subtle, but one (intention) implies that we are actually determined to do something differently, whereas the other (resolution) simply states that we’ve decided to change something.Continue Reading