A Simple Guide: Stock Options for First Time Startup Employees

First, what is a stock option and how is different from shares of stock/equity?

What are some common terms I need to know?

Can you give a step-by-step example of how options might work for me?

Why would I would want stock options?

OK, how do I get stock options?

What are common things I should consider discussing stock options with my company?

Is there anything else I should keep in mind about Stock Options?

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