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Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.

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Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.
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It's fascinating how it all goes isn't it? There are going to be things you think are common sense issues that customers will try and twist and turn to their advantage.

Good for you for making it through this situation and then tweaking your operations to run better next time.
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I too have learned by the burn. Everyone is correct. You must get these big jobs in writing. I also learned any equipment rental fees must be paid upfront with half of the total labor upfront. Still paying for some equipment rentals because I was "being nice". If they want the work done they will pay on your terms. If not be wary. Run your business don't let it run you!
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