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What's on your Christmas list?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Stuttering Stan, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,156

    It's called, "being able to let go of the control". Which I have not been able to do with my business life. I want it done my way, and I don't know how to teach it "my way". So I need to make the right hire, that knows how to do things on their own, and learn on their own. I can teach the field work, but I can't teach the office work. It's not a pen and paper business anymore either Mike.
  2. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,436

    i always ask for world peace but i can see where the office assistant could be a close second........with all of the paper work she could do......and all the other plus's she could bring with her.
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,976

    I don't see why that would make a difference, seems like "paperwork" is easier, more efficient and less time-consuming for you guys than it was for me. Management and delegating responsibility will never change, ever. Besides, you guys don't have to spend money on typewriter ribbons and white-out like I did!
  4. ARGOS

    ARGOS LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,808

    Excuse me? I vote for a red head. Make it 120lbs. Mike suggested she look like a librarian? With those long plaid skirts, wire rim glasses, hair in a bun...
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,976

    Yup, mistress of efficiency.
  6. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,780


    Our office assistant is mid-40's and kind of round. REALLY NICE Though. My bosses office is out of his house. I have a feeling if he hired a hot secretary then his wife would not be a happy camper. My Gf is always asking me to tell my boss to hire her.

    I guess when I periodically get to see the trophy wives it makes up for it.

    Typically I never ask for anything for Xmas.
  7. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,694

    trophy wives are high-maintenance
  8. Buck_wheat

    Buck_wheat LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 585

    Sings to a calypso tune; "If you want to be happy for the rest of you life, then go out and get yourself an ugly wife"

    I got all the stuff I need, including a drop dead gorgeous, (relatively) low maintenance, smoking red hot wife.Thumbs Up

    I'm praying for peace of mind, less stress and more work... paradoxical ain't it?

    Current morning (0800) temps; 77 Degrees F
    Highs today; 82 F
    Scattered clouds
    Local red ant count; 0
    Fench Canadian Tourist Count; too many.
    Senior Citizens "snow bird" count; too many

    Another beautiful day in paradise!
  9. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,308

  10. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,694

    If our high school librarian looked like that, I never would have graduated.....

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