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Old 07-07-2013, 12:35 AM
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Not your every day cry for help

Ok so i am asking for help. I am a young guy asking for your thoughts. This just isn't your "how much do i charge" type of thing. So...i'll make it simple. I'm 18. Only my second year in business. Have a partner. It's a great business relationship because we complement each others strengths and weaknesses well. But...i already have thoughts of getting out. It's just a little stressful trying to grow a business in this industry and I'm not sure that i really love it. I'm a firm believer in doing what you love and i dont think this is really it. Thoughts...??
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:38 AM
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Quit! Pretty easy, if you dont love what you do why bother spending 80hrs a week trying to build a business you hate.
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:51 AM
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If I did what I loved, it would be sleeping all day. lol
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:56 AM
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If I did what I loved, it would be sleeping all day. lol
Lol you can love more then one thing, but its important to enjoy your job.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:01 AM
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Join the Marine Corps!
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:13 AM
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Go to collage and get an edjamacation.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:18 AM
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If I was 18 again, I would have gone into the Marine Corp. At the very least a university, eventually law school. I am at a point in life where am enjoying what I am doing. I get enough time running equipment, I take pride in the work I do.

It took me years to get to the point where I learned to enjoy life.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:29 AM
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:01 AM
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Youth is wasted on the young!
For sure. However, I am 18 with 17 years experience.

If you're not feeling it with the partnership, sell your half and go from there. If you have no direction, maybe thing about enjoying the ride to see it takes you or you figure out what you want.
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:08 AM
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