What did you do for a living before?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by captken, Feb 23, 2005.

  1. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    I enjoy owning my company and growing my business. I am curious, what did you all do before deciding on this as a career goal?
  2. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    Partner and myself both worked at a factory job. :cry: Owning our own business is much better. :cool2:
  3. lawnranger44

    lawnranger44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    I worked for another landscaper before i realized I could be making ALOT more money...
  4. clncut

    clncut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 94

    Career firefighter/paramedic.
  5. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    and I can appreciate doing what I do now.

    enjoy these pics,
    Kenneth Leak, III.

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  6. thor

    thor LawnSite Member
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    I worked for a plant nursery(retail+wholesale)for 7 years(Pike Nurseries), and seasonally working for various lco's. I then went to work for atlanta's top landscape company for two years(Post Properties). I finally got tired of making other people money. 3 years later here I am , I would not have it any other way!!!
  7. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    and the windspeed indicater at 69 :) knots.

  8. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,758

    I was a typewriter (IMB) tech for 22 years.
  9. dkeisala

    dkeisala LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 911

    Hotel restaurants and fine dining - front of the house
  10. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,913

    Drifited around the country following the Grateful Dead N Deliverd Pizza's in the "off time"


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