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View Poll Results: What do you like best about owning your own Lawn Care Business.
I get to tell the Boss off with out fear of getting fired. 3 14.29%
All the great people I get to meet everyday. 3 14.29%
The interesting work I do each day. 6 28.57%
All the Toys I get to buy and I can say there for work. 6 28.57%
Being able to knock off work at 2 pm if I want. 5 23.81%
Working in the heat of the Sun and the cold of the Rain 3 14.29%
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Whenever my boss is trying to squeeze too much productivity out of me for one day I just tell him to shut the F up and I call it a day. It doesn't seem to bother him.
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Whenever my boss is trying to squeeze too much productivity out of me for one day I just tell him to shut the F up and I call it a day. It doesn't seem to bother him.
Hahahaha!!!! Cheers to that!
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What I like is if I want to knock off at 2 on Friday and go to the Tavern the COO and CEO never give me any flack a all.
So when I get to the Table I always by the first round 3 Large extra Cold drought.
1 for Me(Staff) ,Myself (COO) and I (CEO).
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This is a very interesting poll. To most people out there that don't run their own business, they tend to feel the biggest benefit is making more money. But as we can see from this poll, that is not the big reason. There are a lot of other reasons that come into play as well.
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This is a very interesting poll. To most people out there that don't run their own business, they tend to feel the biggest benefit is making more money. But as we can see from this poll, that is not the big reason. There are a lot of other reasons that come into play as well.
Well knowing what I know now
If I wanted Money this is not the business to be in.
Hard work, long hours, pain in the a$$ customers, broken equipment, bad weather, short deadlines and what for $20.00 hour.
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Even though money may be tough to find, there does seem to be an increase in the sense of freedom and that seems to be the 2nd biggest reason like about owning their own business.
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The thing i love about owning my own business is, if my children have a program at school, there is an emergency at home, or my beautiful wife ask me to lay in the bed a little, there nobody I have to call an ask. I can just simply do it!!!!!
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I'd like to see more members responses to this poll if we can get them .
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Mine would be choosing how much my salary is...if i want to make more than I work harder...if I need some time off then I can do that (although I don't know how to). The harder you work and build your business, the more successful you will become.

I did great in the Army and made rank fast but if I put in an extra 40 hours one week (I was infantry and spent a couple years in Iraq)...it's not like i got a huge bonus.
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