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How many of you out there are full time with cc'ing & how long did it take to make the transition?
 

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How many of you out there are full time with cc'ing & how long did it take to make the transition?
I am part time and my husband is Full time. No real transition period. We contracted out our first three years to the person already working for.
 
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Took about a year to get to the point I was making more part time cleaning carpet than I was making working at Kmart:). Been goong full time for the last 19 years.
 

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Took about a year to get to the point I was making more part time cleaning carpet than I was making working at Kmart:). Been goong full time for the last 19 years.
Should have took about 20 minutes before making more than Kmart pays!
 

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I was garden shop manager:) making 12.50 an hour, not bad for the 90's
Boy I'll say....If you learned how to grow weed..by now you'd be a Zillionaire! That is Great Money especially in Fla. Not sure the Mayors...excluding what they Steal! Makes that much
 

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I was full time out of the gate. It took 6 months of parts time doing commercial sales before I was working full time. Now I stay busy enough that I haven't done in hands on sales since last fall.
 

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I was full time out of the gate. It took 6 months of parts time doing commercial sales before I was working full time. Now I stay busy enough that I haven't done in hands on sales since last fall.
Isn't that the Best feeling when you know you have Made it?
 

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Full time as of 10 months ago. I worked graveyards for years then would do 1 or 2 jobs in the morning after work.
 
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Full time as of 10 months ago. I worked graveyards for years then would do 1 or 2 jobs in the morning after work.
I know your pain! I did the same thing once b4. I work 2 days one week and 3days the next week"second shift" at a local hospital currently to have a guaranteed check coming in. Ready to let it go tho, just need to have MORE & consistent $ rolling in from cc.
 

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I know your pain! I did the same thing once b4. I work 2 days one week and 3days the next week"second shift" at a local hospital currently to have a guaranteed check coming in. Ready to let it go tho, just need to have MORE & consistent $ rolling in from cc.
It was scary for me to leave my full time job. My wife stays home with the kids so it's all on me. We had medical/dental through my employer which made it harder to leave. Graveyards was taking a toll on my family and my health, so we came up with a exit plan.
So glad I did it, I am so happy. You will find that you will work 100 times harder to build your business and book those jobs when you don't have a fallback.
 

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I bought my company as an existing company 2 years ago, From the get go I started full time, I have found good friends locally who own other carpet companies that have helped with all my questions and concerns. I have been fortunate in my transition!
 
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