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Old 04-01-2013, 04:35 PM
Horizon Jay Horizon Jay is offline
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Lazy employees, Late Employees, Whiny Employees & Late Pay Customers. I am tired of all of em!
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:36 PM
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I use a unique method . I tought my dog to crap in the woods.
Think I can offer a program where customers pay me to teach their dogs this technique?
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:41 PM
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I use a unique method . I tought my dog to crap in the woods.
I jsut water my grass and it goes away.
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:50 PM
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Well it gets on the tires and then it can get on the tires and can either rub and get on the caster yokes, or on the tank. Believe me, it happens and I have to smell it the whole time im on the mower
maybe its a problem only for riders?
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:05 PM
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What are you not putting up with this year.

Deffintly late paying customers. Had a snow customer that wanted to be the first done and was always last to pay by a long shot. Last storm I did my customers in the order they paid me (all are very close). When I got to hers last she had a fit until I stated what I did. Needless to say she went inside wrote me a check and asked if she could be first again next time.
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:19 PM
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haha. awsome. i love that. although id be scared of comming off as a jerk. but it worked out for you and i think its halarious.
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:23 PM
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That is pretty funny. Its a shame sometimes you have to hold up a mirror and show people their own reflection.
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Old 04-01-2013, 08:43 PM
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The only thing I probably wont do once the season is wide open is one time jobs for non regular customers, Im actually overbooked once the seson starts.

Other than that Ill just deal with all the usual "chit" even the dog stuff.
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Old 04-01-2013, 08:58 PM
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Yea i was a little nervous that she would drop me, but it was the end of the year she is not one of my mowing customers and i was fed up with her calling me starting at 4 am when she doesn't leave for work until seven. I had never not had her drive open by 630 and i have commercial accounts that i did right up until then. I had tried reasoning with her that every time she calls me she is only slowing me down and finally after her still owing me for three pushes i decided to act instead of complain. It turned out good in this case but i don't plan on making a habit of it.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:00 PM
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No late paying customers, and no negative attitudes while working. =D
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