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Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:15 AM
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In theory, a partnership would speed up the process of obtaining customers and equipment.

In practice, a partnership will slow you down and destroy the business.



The quote "Slow and steady wins the race" works best with your situation.
A one man crew for now will help things get grounded.




My fear of being in a partnership
I am good at what I do, though if I had a friend who was interested in joining me to grow "our" business, my concern would be his level of productivity versus my own. I would be very discouraged having to pull the weight of the both of us and I would either leave or have him quit.

Depending on the split, I would be very angered if he was making my salary or a salary at all if he can't keep up with me.
This is very good advice. Excellent. Just today i split from my partner because im easily twice as productive as him and hes opposite. So stressful and now its over. it was 6 months and i was miserable the whole time
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