"I started this discussion because my seemingly simple dream of owning my own business seems to be increasingly fantasy. I may not be happy with my position now, and that doesn't really matter. I just hope that there is hope out there…"
"There are a lot of good comments here. I agree that it takes time with the right company to gain the knowledge and experience to branch out. I also agree that It does take time and resources to do things differently, even…"
"No, thank you Mark, I’ve always appreciated those fine nuggets of wisdom that you share with us in the Lounge.
Yeah, high brow artsy-fartsy is sexy in our business, nuts and bolts--not so much. If my hairline wasn’t receding, I…"
Interesting how the grass is always greener?
I will remember what you said when I have yet another tedious conversation about the calcium content of the new type-n cement or the latest DOT regulation..... :)"
Hi Brittany! Life after ESF has been great, can't complain! Working as a landscape designer on the north shore of Long Island, doing residential work. Love it!! I am on my way to getting licensed. Just took Section B a few weeks ago.
How is everything for you? I see you are in Denver. Do you love it??
I am seeing the same thing--have bid 4 projects in the past month, only to find the client's budget to be 1/2 of my material cost!
Like you, I have been at this a long time. I have never seen such a disconnect."