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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 just started my business tis year and have many estimates. One man was unhappy with last years lawn guy and he paid 50.00 per mow. He has 3/4 acre and I told him 70. He thought about it and signed the contract. He has been very happy with our work and does not complain at all.

I have three and a half days off and trying to fill the spots. I won't lower my price just to have work. I want to be paid for the quality of work done and doing it correct. This is my opinion, Good luck on your choice.
I think you will be happier with that type of client. I don't have 1 account that pays me less than $50.00/hour and most are closer to $60.00. I will drop a new customer if they are a PITA . I based my business years ago on quality not quantity and personal service. Good customers recognize this and are willing to pay for good service.
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