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I am excited about the prospects for the New Year. Hopefully it has to be better than 2016. In 2016 I experienced my greatest challenges with my help situation. Counting myself we operate with a staff of 9 people. With that said I can tell you that during 2016 I had nine (9) different people work for me that were either fired or quit. Six (6) we fired and three (3) quit. Part of the problem was one bad egg that poisoned the whole shop. That is 100% turnover. At one point in time I wasn't sure if we could stay open due to lack of help. Talk about stressful. Thankfully one good guy who had decided to leave changed his mind and we found two good eggs who moved in here from out of town. In some ways 2016 was one of the most difficult years I have ever had. 2017 is definitely looking up.

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