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$40,000 Salary plus Car??????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by boohoo, Nov 25, 2002.

  1. boohoo

    boohoo Banned
    from USA
    Posts: 77

    Who here would leave there self employed "bliss" and go back to working for the man for $40,000 salary plus car with benefits???
    Doing the same grunt work etc as now but profits going to the man.
  2. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    Not me. Things would have to get REALLY BAD for me to EVER go back to working for the "man".
  3. dr grass

    dr grass Banned
    Posts: 242

    i will never make anyone a profit, unless it is of course myself. ill be self employed until i DIE!!

    shep :cool:
  4. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    Dr, tell us how you really feel. LOL
  5. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,457

    I've only been in business for about 2 years now, and I tell ya, I dont think I could go back to working for the man either.

    I like the hours, I like the work, I like the money, I like it.
  6. zimm4

    zimm4 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 106

    No way. Stay self employed. You can make a lot more then that.

    Have your freedom and creative life.
  7. bubble boy

    bubble boy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020


    but $60, 000 with car, benifits, pension, if the position had little stress, i'd have to sit and think about it.
  8. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    Uhh, I left my job making more than that to start this business. The answer is quite simple. Besides, as much as a money pig I am, it wasn't really the money that made me start my own business. It's being in charge and in control that made me do this. The profits will eventually come. :)
  9. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,076

    I am not saying $40,000 is nothing but I would take a lot more then that but I could be convinced. This might even be easy depending on how rainy the day is.

  10. coonman

    coonman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 682

    backstabbing....useless meetings...unpaid overtime....layoffs. Now that I am out of the environment, I will not go back. The highest amount I ever made was 42,000 in the corporate world and that came with years of loyalty and training and a degree only to get laid off. I look back and laugh at it now, I make more in the growing season than I did all year in the corporate world and also love what I am doing.

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