Posts Tagged ‘State Farm’
Happy Cinco De Mayo
Wow! It’s been awhile… I remember last year on this day, I was dreaming of opening my Karate school for the late summer, early fall. I had finished my business plan completely, moved into a new condo I just bought, and had plans on seeking business loans for the school. One year later… I’m not open… yet.
I guess I should catch you guys up with what’s been going on lately, since it’s been awhile. A couple of weeks ago myself and a few friends, the same from the last demo group, finished taking down all the walls and throwing it in the dumpster I had rented. Read the rest of this entry »
You guys remember that song called “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve? That’s exactly what last week entailed. Not to go off on a tangent, but some interesting things have been going on at my current job, leaving me to wonder about my future. However, on Tuesday I received probably one of the best phone calls in awhile. My property manager called to tell me that State Farm had finally moved… And, I can come by the new State Farm to pick up the keys from Larry. That’s right… I did not stutter. The space was finally available for me to take! I was pretty excited. Read the rest of this entry »
talked to state farm
I decided to drop by the shopping center on Friday after work, and I come to find out that the contractors are far from being finished in building-out the new space for State Farm. The have some dry walls up, but I don’t believe they’ve mudded yet. And then they will have to texturize the walls, lay carpet down, and get all of the data wires re-routed into the new space. So, my guess-timation is April 1st for the space to be Read the rest of this entry »
That’s right… I said milking it.
I got off the phone today with Scott, a really good friend of mine, that owns a karate school down in Lakewood, CO called Denver Karate Academy. He’s basically been a father figure in my life, as well as a great mentor in starting up my business. Gwen, his wife, initially called me to see if I’d be interested in buying their karate mats, since they are going to be moving to a new location. They’d obviously cut me a deal, $5/mat, which is a steal! Buying those things from a whole seller would cost a fortune. Anyways, I decided I’d take them up on the offer. Read the rest of this entry »