The Jake Files

June 7, 2006

Freedom!

Filed under: Chandler,Economy & Business,Entrepreneurship,Self-employment,Work — Amazing Jake @ 9:49 pm

Today was my first working day as a business owner.  The dust of Corporate America will no longer cling to MY feet!

Of course, everything didn't go as planned.  After 13 1/2 hours, I got to see the kids and the Amazing Mrs. Jake for about a half hour before they all went to bed. The delivery van was backed into in a hit-and-run in the parking lot last night, so the former owner and I have to figure out whose insurance pays for the damage.  I also found out that two key employees will be leaving at the end of June, so I've only got a few weeks to learn the business, then train replacements.

But, the good news is, I came home with a lot of cash and checks to deposit tomorrow.  And, I don't have any useless meetings to attend tomorrow, nor do I have to answer to anyone but my customers. 

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6 Comments »

  1. Congrats! I hope your business has great success. 🙂

    Comment by A.M. — June 8, 2006 @ 10:48 pm | Reply

  2. Hope you aren’t wanting to take a vacation ever again. 😉

    Comment by A.M. — June 8, 2006 @ 10:50 pm | Reply

  3. Congratulations, Jake! This is a great day to celebrate!

    Comment by Geo — June 12, 2006 @ 11:40 am | Reply

  4. Congratulations!

    Comment by Anonymous — June 20, 2006 @ 6:47 pm | Reply

  5. That last congrats was from me, i just forgot to sign my name, but really, way to go!

    Comment by Geoff — June 20, 2006 @ 6:48 pm | Reply

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