And, of course, Steve offered me less than I was currently making. I balked at that, and he quickly penciled in a number just above that. He also mentioned something about stock options, which I paid no attention to whatsoever. Silly me. In retrospect... well, you can guess. (Things I wish I had said: "Hey Steve, how 'bout half the salary and twice the options, ok?")
So a few days later, in the mail:
So there it was. My worst case scenario had come true. I had to make a decision.
In retrospect it looks like a no-brainer. In fact it probably was. But as I mentioned earlier, being young and perhaps a bit naive (as opposed to today, where I'm no longer young), it was a hard decision. But a decision it was and a decision I made.
And a few days later...