Taking the plunge

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Williams Jet Wash, Sep 20, 2016.

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  1. Williams Jet Wash

    Williams Jet Wash Williams jet wash Services
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    Just thought I'd share my journey so far I started up williams jet wash services winter of 2015 in mid wales Only doing pressure washing and gutter cleans whilst working full time as a quality inspector for a pharmaceutical company only started window cleaning in Feb of this year as I decided if I wanted to survive year round I would need this, and I now have around 80 customers and I'm finding I don't have enough weekend ka left in the month to cope with current work I have just had a quarterly review with my boss yesterday and told her I don't want to set targets or objectives any longer as I'm leaving before Christmas to run my business! I am moving in to a house I bought recently (whilst still in employment) my end goal was allways to leave my full time work to work for myself, I'm taking a risk but as long as I've got enough to pay the bills and mortgage and live I will be content I still have a lot of work left to do don't get me wrong but just sharing guys to show if you want it bad enough and are willing to work for it you can get there!!
     
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  2. Damo

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    Excellent to hear.

    I started wfp 6 years ago today. When i look at what i left my last job with and have now there is a world of difference!
     
  3. Williams Jet Wash

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    i'm yet to start WFP Damo
     
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    It was more the fact of your journey :)
     
  5. Taxlossloz

    Taxlossloz Grand Master
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    Good luck mate I don't think you will regret it
    Must be a bit scary taking the leap tho ( I have always been self employed ) but I know you will succeed
     
  6. Williams Jet Wash

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    Cheers ! I've always been a house cat (had my food bought in for me) but now I Gota go get me some food :D
     
  7. Cookie

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    Whereabouts are you in mid-Wales? I'm in North Pembrokeshire (Fishguard area).
     
  8. Williams Jet Wash

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    Builth Wells mate home of the Royal Welsh show
     
  9. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    It's a scary leap of faith to make tk quit the job.

    I quit my minimum wage job last Christmas and **** myself. But it's worked out so far. Earning more and working less. Still a very long way to go mind.
     
  10. Den

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    Can be a bit frustrating at first getting your customers, got about 150 customers now culled it to about 135 approx trying to keep the best jobs got rid of a few bad ones.
     
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