Good luck, in 04

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by AMAC, Dec 26, 2003.

  1. AMAC

    AMAC LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Messages: 101

    I just finished another leaf job, it took 3.5 hours and I made $300. I remember when it took a 40 hour week to make that after taxes, working for someone else. When I feel burnt out and think that I need a break, I remember those (not so) good old days of working for someone else. Running my own business makes me thankfull every day, even when it is a headache. Good luck, to all in 2004.
  2. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    Thanks for that AMAC.

    As a minor (15), I am still mostly at the mercy of another boss. I too am looking ahead to the days when I will hopefully be able to run my own biz and be out of the burden of going paycheck to paycheck.

    It is nice to have a sense of the more work you do the more you have earned at the end of the day. Compared to your employee status-at the end of the 10hr day@11.50/hr...wether you have cut 10 props or 28 props...youve still got $115.00

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