Owning a business can be frustrating at times. You do everything to the best of your ability and yet sometimes it still doesn’t matter.
That was the case for me this past week. We have this account, and we’ve had it for some time, that is letting us go for another company.
It’s a doctors office to be specific, and honestly it was one of our favorite accounts. Lot’s of good people work there. Anyway, though we have always had a strong relationship with everyone in this office, recently the office was bought out by a larger company.
This letter from the office manager letting us go didn’t come as a complete surprise to me, because when the new owners took over they immediately fired the office manager who hired me. Whenever that happens, you need to be prepared for just about anything.
You may or may not remember, but I discussed this scenario back in October 2013. It was in podcast 101 A new Sheriff comes to town as that was when the new owners took over. Once we got past the first couple months of new ownership I thought we may have weathered the storm.
At the end of the day this new ownership group had no issues with our company, they just have a preferred vendor that handles their cleaning services. It kind of makes sense on their part because they have about a dozen locations and having one company clean them all is easier from a billing standpoint. They get one bill each month instead of twelve different ones.
As the image I used for this post describes, all I can do is “just keep going”. I won’t be hanging my head in shame, lay around depressed or let it get me down in any way whatsoever. This is just part of business. I’ll wake up tomorrow morning and get back to work. Another job is always right around the bend!
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