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Some people *iss me off!

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by jonw440, Dec 30, 2004.

  1. jonw440

    jonw440 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    I was on my way to a few driveways the first storm.
    I went past an insurance agency and saw they weren't plowed yet. (1PM)
    A guy I used to work with son-in law was plowing it last year.
    I stopped and asked if they wanted me to plow. He said, SURE I don't know what happened to my regular guy.
    He was very happy with my work. The last storm I called his grandson(Who I also plow)and asked if his Grandfather wants me to plow again (7AM). He said yup, he does.
    I went yesterday to pickup my check and he told me the guy from last year stopped by and is willing to continue plowing this year!!!!!!!!!
    (I'm like what the ****)
    He has his truck insurance with him, so the owner said if I call you because the other guy didn't show up will you come and plow?
    In my head I was thinking OK but next time the price will go up 50%!!
  2. martyman

    martyman Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    I would never work for anyone...I advertise and get my own contracts.
  3. sgthawkusmc

    sgthawkusmc Member
    Messages: 76

    Not smart on his part. Obviously he can't rely on the guy...
  4. DJL

    DJL Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    I'm confused...did you get authorization from the owner of the property or the owner of the property's son, grandson, or whatever?
  5. stumper1620

    stumper1620 Senior Member
    Messages: 222

    well my response would be sure but, if i do i will want a signed contract for the rest of the season at x amount per plow and a minimum of 10 pushes up front. (just like insurance dictates to me) :bluebounc :drinkup:
  6. jonw440

    jonw440 Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    The insurance agent's(Tony) Grandson(mark) called him while I was plowing the Grandsons(Mark) drive way.