And so many great ideas are languishing in one of these days pile.
Have you had that feeling?
Some person, organization – some process, some way things work – when we throw up our hands to exclaim, “one of these days I’m going to change that”.
Only to resume sitting on our hands, sitting on our idea.
I have no evidence my plan will work, or if it will look remotely the same when I’m done.
But I believe in it.
I’ve had those believe in it beliefs too many times before, too many great ideas – and failed.
Some succeed, much like relationships succeed – rarely at all like I’ve expected.
I’ve had some successes, but also some failures – enough to recall plummeting expectations and empty-pockets that followed.
Real ventures, businesses and life-altering ideas are products – the grandchildren of many steps. Steps, miss-steps, money and sweat. It is possible to do without each of those but I don’t recall hearing anything memorable, lasting, profitable or valuable that did not involve mistakes and setbacks.
Easy to say, “I’m not ready.”
But, you see, I am ready.
A one of these days ideas is coming to life.
Logo on my refrigerator door.
Building BETA-test website … starting any moment.
‘What it is about?’ …
I’ll toot that horn another day.
My point is about inertia.
My own, others I’ve co-opted into roles in the project, others I’ve run this idea by …
Nominally supportive and kind. Hey, I’m paying.
Will support come from the marketplace?
I believe it.
column written/ published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: -20C (wind chill -27 brrr)/-3F, deep snow from yesterday’s dump gave me traction and Gusta a challenge in finding her familiar sniffing place through all that snow …