Anyone know of any good books on becoming an Owner/Operator????

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by mannyvez, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. mannyvez

    mannyvez Bobtail Member

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    Thanks everyone for all of the useful information that you all have posted. I have a question I'd like to ask. From my reading on these posts I've noticed that all of the Owner/Operators that make good money are very good business men. Does anyone know of any books on being a successful Owner/Operator???

    Thanks in advance,

    Manny

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  2. wc5b

    wc5b Medium Load Member

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    Good question! I would love to know too. I will tell you one thing driver. There is an audio CD sold in the truckstops about the subject. Its pricey, but it TOTALLY changed my view on the industry and what it takes to be an O/O. If you don't think you will and are just curious, I would not spend the money, but if you really are thinking about it, maybe its worth it.
     
  3. mannyvez

    mannyvez Bobtail Member

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    Thanks for the response.

    What is the name of the audio CD that you are talking about?

    Manny
     
  4. wc5b

    wc5b Medium Load Member

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    Man, I can't remember, but you cant miss it. Its normaly up on the counter (Flying J's and TA's and such). Like a DVD case. Black with picture of a purple truck. I think a Volvo.
     
  5. prisonerofthehwy

    prisonerofthehwy <strong>Ball and Chains</strong>

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    I wish someone knew the name, because then maybe we could download it off of limewire for free.
     
  6. Steve & Lo

    Steve & Lo Medium Load Member

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    YEAH!!! Why pay for something when you can steal it??!!!!:biggrin_25510: That's one of the problems with this country now....people are too lazy to do it right. Do it quick....do it cheap....screw the other guy that worked hard to make it.... All the thousands and thousands of men and women that have taken the knocks and learned how to make it..... Is this what we've taught our children.....It's better to steal something than pay for it? Mannyvez....(you too wc5b)I'll look for it and if I see it I'll PM you with the title....Somehow you strike me as the kind of people that wouldn't just steal something.
     
  7. mannyvez

    mannyvez Bobtail Member

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    Thanks Steve,

    Your right thats why I was asking for the name of the book (or CD) so I can go out and buy it.

    Thanks again,

    Manny
     
  8. lostNfound

    lostNfound Road Train Member

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    If you find the info please PM me as well (or just post it). I would like to see if I can download it from somewhere because I might not be going anywhere near any truck stops that have it, but I'll pay for it if I do - as I do with all downloads.

    Thanks.
     
  9. Steve & Lo

    Steve & Lo Medium Load Member

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    Looked in 3 different truck stops yesterday.....but, I'm on the watch for it..... If....or shoud I say When I see it....I'll let you guys know!
     
  10. mannyvez

    mannyvez Bobtail Member

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    Thanks I appreciate it.

    Manny
     
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