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Old 12-30-2012, 10:21 AM
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Glad to see someone else that's sweating the next few months like I am. have some pruning jobs, mulch and a few cleanups to go along with the occasional mowing of some ryegrass but March/April can't get here soon enough!
I think were all sweating it..
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:44 PM
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One thing that concerns me is the clowns up in washington have made a debacle out of the economy, and I'm not sure how as of now how it's going to effect the majority of people, everybody seems to be in wait and see mode.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:14 PM
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One thing that concerns me is the clowns up in washington have made a debacle out of the economy, and I'm not sure how as of now how it's going to effect the majority of people, everybody seems to be in wait and see mode.
Between taxes going up on our customers, and illegales given the Gold Key to the kingdom it cant hel but have a real negative impact on our businesses.
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:34 PM
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Neighbors of customers. I have a few neighbors of clients that are always complaining about the work I am performing. Meanwhile my customers are happy with the work. Just go back in your house and leave us alone!
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:42 PM
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Between taxes going up on our customers, and illegales given the Gold Key to the kingdom it cant hel but have a real negative impact on our businesses.
That's kinda what I'm thinking, Bam Bam wants everybody to believe taxes are only going to affect the rich, which most of our customer base comes from, at least the wealthy anyway, but the reality is EVERYBODIES taxes are going up! Time to hunker down even more now. Damn!we got four more years of this fool!
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Old 12-31-2012, 08:35 PM
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The taxes for this year again are terrible. I hate paying them. Every quarterly return - there goes more money - for what - that was alot of hard work just to pay the gov't more taxes. Then (not to ruffel feathers here but) I have all farmers on my wives side of family. They cant spend enough money. New this, new that, never pay sales tax, like give me a break already. But they talking to them, there taxes they went in the hole this year - just never made a dime.
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Old 12-31-2012, 08:40 PM
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That's kinda what I'm thinking, Bam Bam wants everybody to believe taxes are only going to affect the rich, which most of our customer base comes from, at least the wealthy anyway, but the reality is EVERYBODIES taxes are going up! Time to hunker down even more now. Damn!we got four more years of this fool!
Well make ir but it wont be easy.
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:41 AM
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Many of my clients are elderly and some of them live alone. When they see me they come out and they want to talk. It starts with a question and then turns into a story telling session with one story leading into the next. Before you know it 5, 10 minutes have passed and I can't get a word in edgewise. Even when I get a chance to break in and say I enjoy talking to you but I really have a full schedule today, they acknowledge I'm on a schedule but then they keep on talking. I understand they are lonely and I really don't mind if I'm not to busy spending a little time with them. Hey, I could be the lonely old guy someday. I don't know how to break free without seeming rude. Don't know how to solve this problem.
I have a similar issue. I don't want to be rude but in a fixed contract I am losing out. However I believe customer service is key and telling them I can't talk may be rude? On days that are very busy I tell them right away "big day today got lots to do" however some ignore this and speak on for a while.
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:20 AM
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Neighbors of customers. I have a few neighbors of clients that are always complaining about the work I am performing. Meanwhile my customers are happy with the work. Just go back in your house and leave us alone!
Thats happens to me also. I have more problems with jealous neighbors than my customers. I don't get it.
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