So you have an idea? A new product you’re launching? Something you want to sell me?
That’s wonderful! Tell me all about it…
No, just kidding. I don’t actually care.
You see, I have this thing called a life. I woke up this morning with my own set of dreams and responsibilities.
I didn’t wake up and start looking for you.
You’re an interruption. A distraction, at best, from my momentary boredom.
In fact, at this point the only reason we’re still having this conversation is because I shifted it from you back to me.
I do that a lot.
I like me.
I’m literally my favorite person.
Which is kinda funny when you consider all the mean things I say about myself. I’m complicated, but that’s a longer discussion.
Would you like to have that discussion?
I guess not because you’re still talking.
Wait, what’s that you say?
Your idea could change my life? Your product is the best in its class and you started it in your garage?
Wow, you’re just like me!
I have ideas, too, you know?
And I’m going to get to them one of these days. I’m just soooooooo busy. And bored.
I like that we’re similar. I like that we want the same things. But you seem to have what I don’t, and that makes me sad.
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