1. Your wife always knows where you are.
2. You are the only one in the company that fears and hates pay day.
3. You have more than 365 days of “comp time” accumulated.
4. You limit your fluid intake so you can stay at your desk longer.
5. Your rich friends wince every time you catch their eye.
6. Your grandmother has come to know your elevator pitch by heart.
7. The keys on your telephone have all the numbers worn off.
8. When watching “Star Wars” you identify with the Trade Federation
9. Your kids can tell how the business is doing by whether you Supersize your big mac.
10. The Grim Reaper stops by and you fast talk him into 10 more years for 20,000 shares.
One entrepreneur to another. “Why are you so depressed?”
My investor just turned down my proposal.
“Don’t worry” said his friend, “when they say ‘no’ they are just maneuvering for negotiating room.”
“He didn’t say ‘no,’ he said “Phooey!”
Kids tend to get their career ideas from what their parents do.
My son wants to be an entrepreneur. He tells his friends “My dad spends almost all his time at work. It must really be fun!”
One entrepreneur is talking to another. “I don’t know what the big deal about Apple is. I mean, take away their loyal customer base, their innovative products, and their constant flow of free publicity and hype, and what do you have?”
His friend said, “Well, I guess you would have your company.”
As Entrepreneurs we tend to want to teach our children the lessons that we have learned. Sometimes this is confusing to them. One entrepreneur sat his four year old son down and said
“It’s time for your lesson.” What’s two plus two?
The little boy said “Two plus two is Six.”
“No, son,” his father said, two plus two is not six. “Two plus two is four.”
“I’m sorry, father,” said the little boy. “I thought we were negotiating.”
All jokes are copyright Mark Lund.