My new business venture - maybe?

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My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Dave_Holden » Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:01 pm

Just for information I am at last seriously thinking of setting up my militaria business. I have a good friend here in Hungary - (known him for 20 years) and he has offered me a place in his military shop. I worked for him around 15 years ago in downtown central Budapest but he now has a second shop in a nearby town. He cant run both, so has asked for my help. I am not busy at the moment and really need a break from my QAQC Management as I am pretty burnt out from my last position in France. I have become increasingly disappointed with my line managers who are mostly straight out of university and know jack about how to handle people so as to reach a successful conclusion of a project.

I will keep you informed, but I might give it ago as I miss my kids terribly when I am away for long periods.

Below a picture of the town where the shop is - keep you all informed and thanks for listening :thumbsup:
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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby muckaroon1960 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:24 pm

Give it a go...what do you have to lose...except time away from your family which you will never get back, so go for it and good luck :thumbsup:

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby EwanS » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:06 pm

I take my hat off to you mate i couldn't do the distance thing from my family!

sook and see mate ;)

break a leg ole chap!

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Andyb » Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:57 pm

Go for it Lovejoy, if you don’t, you may regret it , and from past experience, whilst we were in Nuremberg, the military shop there was always attracting people :thumbsup:

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Tailgunnerdownunder » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:21 pm

Your own militaria shop...now how cool would that be. Hope you do it Dave and if so the best of luck on its success mate. By the way you don't do forum sponsorship do you? :lol: looking forward to updates on this. Regards Mark

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby resistanceunit » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:51 am

I have three things to say on the matter..

1 - If you don't want the job can I have it? :wink:
2 - Broadsword discount..? :lol:
3 - Best of luck buddy, if you do..! :-bd

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Dave_Holden » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:49 pm

A very scincere thank you to all for your positive feedback, honestly I really do appreciatte it. Keep you all informed as I had a meeting today and will be looking again at the shop on Sunday. Thanks again chaps :thumbsup:

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby The Devils Bank » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:26 pm

Dave, things to remember:

1- Family needs come first. More time could mean more family fun. ~o) with the missus. :-? :lol:

2- You have the experience of working with people, plus lots of knowledgeable people around you, who could help. It could be fun.

3- All militaria shops will get a lot of interest, just don't sell all the "outdoor" crap that the militaria shops sell here, knives and cheap camouflage gear x_x :smile:

4- That town shown looks nice, lots of people milling around.. but can't see a Pub :shock: deary me Dave =))

5- It would be great for the forum mate, really positive news. B-)

6- Good luck with any decision you make :ymapplause:

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Dave_Holden » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:29 pm

Thanks for the advice Pete - I really do appreciate it :thumbsup:

I had a meeting with my mate over here today to discuss how things would work. He would be spending 7 days a week at his shop in Budapest and I would be 7 days a week in the other place, of course we would travel to the fairs around Europe if and when they are on.

Only decision so far is that I plan to spend Sunday with him in the new shop and see what the interest is in what I have to sell.

Here is a pub for you Pete. I have been here many times and its typical of the Hungarian family pub - 100 mtrs from the shop.

Cheers

Dave
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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby The Devils Bank » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:27 pm

"Here is a pub for you Pete. I have been here many times and its typical of the Hungarian family pub - 100 mtrs from the shop".

My faith in humanity has been restored Dave.. 8-} :grin:

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Christopher Ailsby » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:46 pm

Dave from a very Old Hells Hamster, I wish you well. I did send you a PM, but my abilitys in this IT World are very limited. Having said that - your ability and integrity - will make a great place to go. I wish you all good luck in the venture. Any help I might be able to give would be a pleasure.

My very best wishes

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Re: My new business venture - maybe?

Postby Dave_Holden » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:20 pm

Thanks Christopher - I am doing nothing regarding my real job at present, so what the hell why not. Nice ladies to look at as well this time of year when its very hot :thumbsup:

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