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Re: Mark Patterson Follow Up Question
Started a small construction company. Worked many hours and rarely took a day off. Continued to build it and grow. Hired employees. Lived cheap, saved money, made some investments in rentals and land, paid everything off and then went back in debt again. LOL. Turning point in time would probably be around 2011 when I walked into my bank with $4000 to get a secured loan against my own money for $3200 to buy an enclosed trailer. Intention was to start building my credit. They come back in 5 minutes and declined me to borrow money against my own money, that must be the worst credit you can have! LOL. Walked out the bank with my head hung and made a decision right then to be better. But main thing that a lot of people aren't willing to do these days is SACRIFICE. And that goes for every aspect. These Conference guys sacrifice a lot to be out there playing the schedules we put out for them. Look at the guys who played all through the night Saturday, traveled most of the day Sunday and then most had to be at work Monday morning. It is not fun traveling multiple weekends a month. But a short answer to your question. Hard work, sacrifice, lots of risks and some luck, along with a wife and family that understands how you are built.