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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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I was helping my girlfriends dad out and cutting his property with him. He gave me money to grab lunch real quick so i put my blower down and jumped in the truck. Well instead of backing out of the driveway like i should have i decided to drive forward turn around on the grass. Well forgot my damn blower was there and ran it over. Sounded like i crashed into something and her dad came running out. what a stupid mistake i felt like an A-hole. Ill post pictures tomorrow but put it back together and it runs somehow haha. Just glad it runs still even tho the plastic is all cracked and its scratched up. Probably shouldn't be posting this because now i look like a dumbass but oh well haha.
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I was helping my girlfriends dad out and cutting his property with him. He gave me money to grab lunch real quick so i put my blower down and jumped in the truck. Well instead of backing out of the driveway like i should have i decided to drive forward turn around on the grass. Well forgot my damn blower was there and ran it over. Sounded like i crashed into something and her dad came running out. what a stupid mistake i felt like an A-hole. Ill post pictures tomorrow but put it back together and it runs somehow haha. Just glad it runs still even tho the plastic is all cracked and its scratched up. Probably shouldn't be posting this because now i look like a dumbass but oh well haha.
hey man **** happens. I ran over my chain saw the second time i ever used it. and it was a $900 saw, and to top it all off the customer was right there watching the whole thing
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**** happens.... We all ran over something. A combination of fatigue and lapse of judgement.
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@sect haha very true coudln't have said it better

@cashin at least i only ran it over with my girls dad there guess im not taking out any of his muscle cars anytime soon

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1. I ran over my blower. It made it more efficient... flattened out the tube lol.

2. I drove without lifting the ramp of the trailer, nearly lost all my sh*t lmao.

3. One time, I didn't strap my mowers in... I just hooked my bungees tight against the trailer thinking I did what I normally do. Went to a property trying to figure out if I was drunk or not.

4. I headed for the next lawn, but forgot my assistant at the previous lawn.

5. I often get into interesting conversations with my assistant, we'll accidentally pass our next property, we usually end up 40 minutes away in the weirdest places... Autopilot (subconscious) takes over when I'm having fun talking. lol.

6. I walked into a backyard, but forgot to bring a lawn mower with me.. lol

7. I loaded up for the day, realized it was the weekend and I had no work.
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1. I ran over my blower. It made it more efficient... flattened out the tube lol.

2. I drove without lifting the ramp of the trailer, nearly lost all my sh*t lmao.

3. One time, I didn't strap my mowers in... I just hooked my bungees tight against the trailer thinking I did what I normally do. Went to a property trying to figure out if I was drunk or not.

4. I headed for the next lawn, but forgot my assistant at the previous lawn.

5. I often get into interesting conversations with my assistant, we'll accidentally pass our next property, we usually end up 40 minutes away in the weirdest places... Autopilot (subconscious) takes over when I'm having fun talking. lol.

6. I walked into a backyard, but forgot to bring a lawn mower with me.. lol

7. I loaded up for the day, realized it was the weekend and I had no work.
number 5 is the worst one lol.. the turn around drive is usually quiet huh?
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I cant get my head around this ,please post pics of the girlfriend ,it might help figure this mess out .
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