I was contacted by a commercial property and this was the conversation.. Secretary (now referred to as S only): "Hey Chris, the owner is FREAKING out cuz you guys haven't performed work in the front area. We asked for mulch and flowers and it's been 3 weeks and still nothing." Me: We submitted 2 invoices since May 6 and haven't rec'd payment yet. S: Well, we are away for 1 week so please make sure the work is finished by the time we get back. Me: Is my cheque ready? S: No. Can you call monday and talk with Lynn? Me: Sure S: So the mulch and flowers will be finished by next week? Me: Will my cheque be ready by next week? S: I am sure we can get things in motion. Me: Well, the work will wait till then. S: Oh, he wont like that.......................... Me: Thanks for the update.....no pay, no work. Ten minutes later.........H A L F my cheque is ready for pick up. FREAKIN HALF....I am gonna do half the work.