Ok so, my mind is always thinking so once again I am thinking about everything. My wife and kid, work, bills, home,vehicles,money,economy, equipment,customers, everything. So, today I was thinking if you are a one man show with no help whatsoever, how much can you do by yourself? I cannot answer this question for anyone except me. What can I do with the trailer, the mowers, trimmers,ladders, etc...? All Alone? I am a working SOB. I dont stop I love money it is what motivates me. I am the guy that has to keep up with the Jones. If you have a 100 inch flat screen TV and your showing me up i will go buy a 120 inch. I dont know if they make them just an example. Ive always been like that, always. You say you have 20 grand in the bank I will show you 25. I dont know why i am like that. perception problem perhaps who knows. So anyways Alone with all the equipment I dont see why you cannot do 20 yards a day. Thats 100 a week. Same with Gutter cleaning 100. So, if you have 4 seasons like we do, I dont see why a person cannot do 100 of everything. Seems like alot doesnt it?. I know there are some people on here who make alot of money and there are some who just do what they can. Which is fine either way. My goal for next spring is to have 45 accounts for lawn. I work a full time job plus this extra work. And i have done very well this year. I am tired, but, I have money. How far do you take all this and make money and spend money. It takes both in order for it to work. If I spend $1,000 I want to make $4,000. If I spend $20 I want to make $100. So my question is all about how far are you willing to go to have a new truck? New equipment? New vehicle for the wife? Good school for the kid? Nice toys? And a good bank roll? Or are we all just here so we don't have to work for someone else and make a few hundred dollars a week? I don't know. I am not big time, but I do see my future looking very well if I put up some extra effort and get motivated and quit my damn job and move forward. But it can also go up in a flash as well and I could lose everything at any moment. So whats the risk? I want my kid to be happy and have some nice stuff, and have a future. My dad left me nothing. It's not going to happen that way with mine. My wife, same thing. My bank account same thing. I cant do 15 lawns a week and make it unless I live somewhere else and have nothing. It's always what you make it to be. And i believe that. Funny subject. Money. It's funny what people will do for money and to what length they go for getting it. I am not here to live on 200 a week. that i know. And this lowballing BS can stop. I work at my wage that i want nobody else. If you wont push a mower for 20 bucks because you want 25, GTF out of the way and i will do it for 20 bucks. I know the mentality of some. And that is the mentality of some. Not only will I make $5 less then what you wanted. I will find more then one way to make more money off them. Thats my rant for the week. Somebody please throw there opinion down. I want to know if i am off or my head is off or what. Am I missing something I dont know.
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I will take rants and raves for $1,000 Alex