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This is very interesting too! Do you have any advice for those entering their third year? Things they need to look out for or avoid in order to not have it as rough as you experienced?

Why do you feel the third year was so rough? What about that year can be different from others? Was it just buying too much equipment or something else?
Steve the third year had challenges unique to itself. At this point I had a focus on project based jobs and not the monthly recurring revenue (such as from mowing and maintenance jobs) that would aid in financial stability, so perhaps I had more on the line with regard to what could go wrong and the risk of losing if a mistake was made. Other influencing factors - being stubborn, the need to figure it out for myself, poor estimating and getting in over my head, maybe a focus more on activity rather than productivity, low profit margins and over commitment. Hopefully this sheds some light on my ignorance at the time.
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