Actually … That Is A Stupid Question

I have the best business idea in the world, but I don’t have any funding. Will your company fund me? Last time I checked we are not Bank of America. If this was the case, I would be kicking in a beach house by now. Plus, if we do not know you from Adam and we are not a bank, did you seriously just ask that? On a conference call no less where you spent 20 minutes trying to talk our company into it. Very sad. The answer will always be “No.”

I do not have any money and cannot hire you, but will you spend an hour on a conference call with me so I can pick your brain and take some of your ideas and implement them? Do you know what the answer to this question is? No. And did you really just blatantly tell me that you want to 1. Waste my time, 2. Be a timesuck and 3. Steal ideas. And, you just verbalized this? Here is what happens after I politely decline. I write about this in the M-Dash and roll my eyes. Click here to sign up for newsletter funnies and biz advise.



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