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Old 03-19-2013, 07:50 PM
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"Lots of guys right out of college want the corner office and $50,000 a year; they don't want to start at the bottom and prove themselves.

One thing I didn't see mentioned: Don't get into fights, drugs, etc. Keep your nose clean as the old timers would say. A well mannered, polite, willing-to-learn young guy who asks the right questions and stays focused...will always get a 2nd look. If you look homeless, sound ignorant, dropped out of school and have an arrest-sheet; they won't bother with you. And maybe it won't be with the guy you really want to work for; but, he has friends and so do they. You may get a call saying "my parts driver didn't come to work today, Jim says you're a good kid and can be dependable; stop by at 5 tonight" You show up at 4.30. And you go to work early in the morning and stay late and work hard. They can't seem to figure out how to teach that in college. "

Man, do I agree with that!!
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I don't mean to discourage you at all but at your age it may be too early to really know what you want to do. Life has so many twists and turns that causes a lot of people to go in a different direction as they get older. Stay interested in what you like right now and learn all you can but also be aware that as you get older, other opportunities may arise that may take you in a different career direction. I know I have changed my mind so many times growing up, it happens to most people. Good luck with whatever your plans are.
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[FONT=arial, helvetica, sans-serif]Well, starting up your own car business is not a bad idea at all. However, I would advise you to look into all aspects before planning to set up your own business. As, Toddalin said, it is vital to even consider insurance before setting up your car business.[/FONT]
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HEY??? Where did our young new found friend go??????????????.Hummmm.
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