Californian entrepreneurialism

Overheard in the queue.

Man with long, white beard and very colourful clothes: You buying cold-pressed olive oil?

Me: Yes

Man with long, white beard and very colourful clothes: It is sweet. For salad?

Me: Uh-huh

Man with long, white beard and very colourful clothes: You should always add vinegar as the very last thing, it is acidic

Me: It sure is

Man with long, white beard and very colourful clothes: What do you do?

Me: Research on business ethics

Man with long, white beard and very colourful clothes: No way, [eyes sparkling] I have been working on my own project for three years. I am not an academic, but I have this idea that will make us a million bucks in no time…

To be continued?!

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  1. id say go for it….

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