When Oaks jumped in the car after football practice last night I said, “I’m sorry if I smell like coffee. I went to work in a coffee shop instead of waiting out here in the hot car in this 100 degree heat.” He said, “No problem. I don’t even smell it.” Then as we were crossing the bridge out of the stadium parking lot he said, “How much did you make?”
How much what???
“How much money did you make?” For a minute I was totally confused. Then he said, “How much did they pay you?” It instantly clicked and I laughed out loud. He thought I went to work for the coffee shop during practice. Hysterical. I explained and we both laughed together.
It opened up a great conversation about entrepreneurship.
We talked about how, at HeartStories, money doesn’t come in for incremental, hourly work. But instead, I’m building a long …