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Old 11-09-2012, 07:03 AM
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Good thing I run my business the way I like.
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you still lost a paying a client.
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:32 AM
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Good thing I run my business the way I like.
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You have to understand why he said that. He lives at his parents home in the basement and charges them to cut the lawn!
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:16 AM
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You have to understand why he said that. He lives at his parents home in the basement and charges them to cut the lawn!
no I said that because I truly NEVER mix business with pleasure.

getting a girlfriend or wife is not worth loosing a paying client to me. I'd rather keep them as a paying client rather than gain them as a partner and loose that money.

I've had offers made for me to go on a date with a client before and I've turned down all of them.

besides my parents I currently have a policy to NEVER work for friends or family as well. so if I did start dating a client she would then be on her own to get her lawn serviced.

just my opinion tho. I respect his but am putting mine out there, that's all.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:30 AM
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no I said that because I truly NEVER mix business with pleasure.

getting a girlfriend or wife is not worth loosing a paying client to me. I'd rather keep them as a paying client rather than gain them as a partner and loose that money.

I've had offers made for me to go on a date with a client before and I've turned down all of them.

besides my parents I currently have a policy to NEVER work for friends or family as well. so if I did start dating a client she would then be on her own to get her lawn serviced.

just my opinion tho. I respect his but am putting mine out there, that's all.
With that attitude you are better off being single.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:12 AM
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Lol the hits just keep on comin'
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:16 AM
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You have to understand why he said that. He lives at his parents home in the basement and charges them to cut the lawn!
I hope this isn't true...... Pleeeeaaaase tell me you are kidding?

She's an x-ray tech surrounded by surgeons and people with more money than myself so maybe I'll land one as a customer to replace the precious $30 yard I lost. Of not, well atleast I won't be lonely. Lol
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:18 AM
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:21 AM
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no I said that because I truly NEVER mix business with pleasure.

getting a girlfriend or wife is not worth loosing a paying client to me. I'd rather keep them as a paying client rather than gain them as a partner and loose that money.

I've had offers made for me to go on a date with a client before and I've turned down all of them.

besides my parents I currently have a policy to NEVER work for friends or family as well. so if I did start dating a client she would then be on her own to get her lawn serviced.

just my opinion tho. I respect his but am putting mine out there, that's all.
She probably wouldn't date you very long after hearing you wouldn't cut her yard when dating.

She offered to pay but I refused to accept it. I guess I was brought up in life with better morals.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:54 AM
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He also has said he never wants a wife or kids, that's why he wouldn't date a client.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:54 AM
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back to topic, I have my customers strategically placed so during the heat of the summer I am offered a cold beer at the later part of the day-gives me a chance to do a little PR, and the older clients always like the chance to chat.
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