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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jtrice11, Sep 22, 2005.
Any of you guys have workers that are better than you are at mowing, trimming etc...?
Nope , they learn from me. Im fussy and expect the best. My own yard is my best advertisement . Some people pick up certain jobs and feel comfortable while others I have employed are never going to get it right .
Most of them......... Its their job to be good at it and my job to get them the work to do.......... I love it when I have guys just as good and better than me then I dont have to worry about sending them to any property
Yea, rite. I wish!
No seriously, my guys are pritty good, but not as good or better than I.
Exactly. A smart business mans trys to hire people that are smarter/better at the job than he is.
Boy I wish...thats exactly what im looking for sombody I don't have to babysit.
Well, I have one who picked up the ZTR in about 2 hours and trimming in and hour. He is only 16 and really racks up the hours. He put over 150 hrs (engine time) one of my ZTR this summer. Now, he is better or quicker than I am on it. I have yet to find anyone who can trim a good and quite as me, but I'm still looking....actually I have on who is getting close, but he can't keep up with me all day. Mabe it could be because he makes $12/hr when working and I make $100+ / hr working or $80/hr when stilling back wathing.
Its good to be the owner.
The reason I asked is because my guys can work circles around me. I'm doing everything in my power to keep them busy and get work for them. I still work with them 50% of the time, but I can send them anywhere, give them instructions, and its done to perfection.
Let's hope they don't have better people/business skills than you,because they won't need you for employment if that be the case
Only BG. Chico runs circles around him!!