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I am so glad I found this website. I originaly found you on YouTube by complete accident. I was having a crap week, nothing was going right, nobody to vent to, no one to ask. And Im not gonna come on here strictly to complain, and you may have seen complaints in some of my posts, but that will wear off, very shortly, like TODAY! Finding this forum, and being able to watch you on YouTube has be a boost for me. I thought I was out here all alone just getting trampled on by these folks. And a lot of customers are Air Force from Dyess AFB (Very GOOD customers), senior citizens on a fixed income, (some of the BEST PAYERS by the way, even tip me over my bid), and commercial real estate, which they dont argue much over price, then LANDLORDS. Ive been mowing and doing related work for 7 years. I walked out of WalMart one day at lunch, made a $100 in 2 1/2 hours mowing that afternoon.... and never looked back. Time clock jobs are a distant memory.
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Tell us about your week and how you got through it.
Ah, it was just a week of dealing with lowballers, of course I mentioned the landlord in another post... And then the other thing, that just urps me, is I was at my new "clock in" job, part-time, just a safety net for Winter, and my phone was ringin, I was getting texts from people who wanted lawn work down, and I could not answer it. I had to wait until I "clocked-out" ( I hate that phrase), and by then they had found someone else to do it. And that really sucked to hear them say that because I could not right then and there when they originally called or texted. So it was a matter of learning how to juggle the regular-job (like normal people have) and my mowing job ( my REAL $$ job)...But I found a balance between the two. And I gotta tell you though, its damn hard to basically do "Zumba" stocking shelves for 6 hours straight, then have to haul home, cram food down my neck, load my mowers then go mow 2 yards, sometimes 3. It is exhausting.
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How have you decided to deal with the phone calls while at your job? Can you do anything about incoming calls for estimates?
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Come to find out, my employer (clock in job) has somewhat of a lenient policy about cell phone use....I just had to ask someone...
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