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In this episode, Sarah and Esteban explore social networks in dog agility and share 3 tips for creating your very own powerful support system to get you through the tough times.
You Will Learn
- Why developing your own social network in agility is important.
- How to develop your personal network by casting a wide net, being proactive, and using technology.
- How to approach strangers at dog shows (with a video example).
- A safe, constructive way to complain/vent without offending others or being attacked.
- Episode 58: The Rocky Road to Success
- Episode 146: Record Keeping Trick for Dog Agility
- Kathy Keats article “How Sheep Deal With Bullies (and What You Can Learn From It)“
- American Psychological Association’s article “Manage stress: Strengthen Your Support Network“
Flow is Flow
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