Sometimes we find wisdom in the most random of places. If you truly take the time to look, there’s advice to be found every where: in your family, in your friends, in nature… and even with your pets. As I spend time with my cats, Rugar and Pirate Tom, I’m reminded to keep life simple; no sense in making things more complicated than they need to be.

Here are a few business (and life) lessons I’ve learned from my two furry friends: