What else can go wrong!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Green Quality, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. Green Quality

    Green Quality LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    well in the last month,anything and everthing went wrong!i just have to vent a little, a death in the family,my wife had a seizure,now the state wants to take her driving license away!for a year.just starting OUT this year! trying to get new clients for the year.they all want somthing for nothing,it starting to make me mad!if they only knew what it cost!you give a inch they take a foot.i,m tried of being nice.business is business.I have to be FIRM!AND FAIR FOR ME!I,M GETTING TUFF,THAT THE WAY I,LL BE, IN BUSINESS.FOR NOW ON!
  2. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
    Messages: 1,878

    Sorry to hear of your troubles. Don't let the customers get to you, especially this early in the season. Yes, be firm, and polite as possible.
  3. Green Quality

    Green Quality LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    i,m still going to be nice,but firm, when it comes to business,before i would just get walked all over.and like i said (you give a inch,they want a foot.)
  4. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    don't give any buddy a brake you can make what you wont some were els
  5. Let it Grow

    Let it Grow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    If you start giving them breaks now they will EXPECT them in the future. Be firm, tell them your price & don't let them talk you down. Work for what your worth.

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