Got some tough choices

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by lyube, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. lyube

    lyube LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm getting out of college soon, and I've got some tough choices.

    I work in the green industry in the summer when I'm out from college. I'm graduating in may.

    I have a few options-throw me some of your hard-earned wisdom here.

    I'm currently an Enlisted member in the reserves.

    I can graduate in May, go to officer candidate school on a RESERVE contract, and go full time in the green industry.

    Graduate in May, go Active duty officer-no problems with the economy, I'm going to be fine for atleast 5 years. And when I get out, I'll have a good job that doesn't involve the green industry.

    Graduate in may, stay enlisted in the reserves, go green industry.

    Got some tough choices, as you can see. It's been my dream to fly.
     
  2. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
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    Run as fast as you can from the green industry unless you just can't live without the smell of fresh cut grass.

    Go fly and have the best lawn on your block.
     
  3. lyube

    lyube LawnSite Fanatic
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    I am allergic to just about anything that grows.
     
  4. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
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    Welcome to life
     
  5. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    what he said
     
  6. JDUtah

    JDUtah LawnSite Silver Member
    from UT
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  7. lyube

    lyube LawnSite Fanatic
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    I love doing green industry stuff, I'm good at it, but there's also other stuff I love to do.
     
  8. JDUtah

    JDUtah LawnSite Silver Member
    from UT
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    ahh. Tough choice indeed.

    I would say the next step is to evaluate how well you want (and can handle) a commitment to the hard life of small business. Consider your spouse and children as well. It can be tough but rewarding.
     
  9. Two Seasons

    Two Seasons LawnSite Senior Member
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    You'll never regret military training! It has served me well.
     
  10. Fvstringpicker

    Fvstringpicker LawnSite Fanatic
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    Go fly. The green industry will always be there. You can always do green industry. The other options may not be available.
     

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