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Old 06-20-2013, 07:36 PM
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It could be worse
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Old 06-20-2013, 07:42 PM
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True. I could be busier.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:17 PM
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Come on Justin, don't tease us. Tell us some good stories about fighting employees.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:25 PM
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Brad. No comment. Too many eyes and ears on hear. Just one of those years. Got any insurance sales positions open.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:30 PM
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No open sales positions but always looking to make a sale.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:49 PM
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Are you even doing insurance. I sure do see the dump trailer running every where.
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Old 06-20-2013, 10:20 PM
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I was just helping out a friend for a little while. I was still selling business insurance and setting up appointments.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:56 AM
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I just love being in business. I love waiting on money, dealing with the public, not meeting deadlines, payroll, dealing with employees, firing employees, weather, breakdowns, insurance, weighmaster, competition, did I say firing fighting employees, cut throat contractors, RUST, non-payment, collection services, small claims, NEVER BEING HOME, large payroll , making sure there's enough money on the bank, gas prices, expensive parts, tickets, firing employees, hiring employees, mulch bills, $120 belts for mower, ex employees sololicting customers, credit cards, managers pissing of employees, slip and falls, no sleep, bidding, designing landscape jobs, trying to see my kids before bed time.

This is a normal day for me.


Oh wait. My guys hit a sprinkler head with a mower and the customer wants it fixed at 9 pm at night because the world is ending.
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So I'm not the only one?

Not sure it makes me feel any better.
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Old 06-21-2013, 05:52 PM
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If any of you guys are looking to thin out some clients in Holland, MI... I have room in my schedule and I can take away some of those headaches! I have been in the business for 15 years but I am new to the area, licensed pesticide applicator in MI, formerly IN, full-service outdoor property maintenance. I do winter services, too.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:37 PM
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So I'm not the only one?

Not sure it makes me feel any better.
Mark. Calgon take me away.
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