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One last reduction before I hang my harness up

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7 hours ago, RC0 said:

what advice you give to those just starting out hoping for a long term career as a tree climber ?

Don't do it :D

 

Nah in all seriousness. 

 

How ever much time and energy you put into learning about tree climbing and the general 'love of the game', put twice as much into learning about running a business

 

 

 

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Wise words Steve , you can be a damn good arborist but if you can’t run a business it’s pretty hopeless from experience! It was never about money for me which is stupid and I made a lot of mistakes, was good at getting work booked in but I’m crap at dealing with people , not ruthless enough when it comes to money!

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Very true.

 

Good businessmen who are bad climbers will do better than good climbers who are bad businessmen.

 

If you're bad at both like me you are in for a hard life.

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