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Old 08-12-2012, 01:35 AM   #21
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It works for some. I worked for my father just out of high school. He was an a$$hole. From that experience, I went to trade school and learned a trade so I wouldn't have to work with my dad.

On the other end of the spectrum, I pay my brother to assist with my marketing efforts. Best money I've ever spent.

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Old 08-12-2012, 07:55 AM   #22
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...I worked for my father just out of high school. He was an a$$hole....
This reminds me of how I used to feel about every adult when I was a teenager: Was he an ass because he was unreasonably hard on you when you were trying your best, or was he an ass because he expected you to put down the bong and get to work?

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My dad does and started taking me to jobs with him when I was atleast 8. I'm very glad that he did. It's how I got my love for the trade. I'm still working for him. I'm the only one (aside from another electrical company) that he will call for help. Plus. I'm the only one of the people that he's hired that owns all their own tools and their own work van. He did try with 2 other family members/great family friends. It ended up with one that didn't want to be there and the other was unteachable and stole from a customers home. But so far I still have the job . We get along just fine with no issues at all.
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