Part 2 of A Good Idea is (Not) Hard to Find
So yes, I fall fast and hard for good ideas, and can be rather obsessive about them… lots of daydreaming and the like. The trouble is, once it seems like I’m moving toward something a bit more long term, a bit like commitment, trouble sets in.
Me, to Idea #1: “You know, we’ve been spending an awful lot of time together lately. Frankly, it’s a bit tedious. I feel like all we do is research tax codes and profit margins and try to make websites. We used to have fun!”
To Idea #2: “I had another idea last night, and as much as I like you, I’m just really feeling like it might be “the one”. You know? I’m not sure why I ever thought we were a good match anyways…”
I guess this is the stage at which I’ve gotten close enough to see the dark side…
- My ideas usually require a lot more work and time than I imagined they would.
- Often, I must do cumbersome behind the scenes tasks before I get to the fun stuff.
- Sometimes, my ideas just seem stupid the next day.
- Sometimes, I am too full of self doubt to see how any of it could work out.