Many people like to think of new ideas, alternatives and features. These ideas can apply to business, government or life in general. The main problem is that probably dozens if not hundreds of people have probably had the same idea or something close to it.
The difference is execution.
37Signals has a great article title “I had that idea years ago!” that details this process and the dangers of ideas without execution.
Yes, you might be great at brainstorming and solving problems, however, if you cannot implement and execute upon your idea then it is almost useless. I’m convinced that there are hundreds of thousands of people with ideas that could solve our energy problems, our government issues, our business and economic issues and more. However, if they don’t attempt to implement these ideas or at the least pass the idea onto someone who can, then these solutions will die with them.
So what do I do if I have great ideas?
I believe the following steps would be helpful:
If you have no intention or interest in doing any of the above, then you’ll want to focus on passing your ideas onto others who can implement them:
Whatever you decide to do, don’t think that having ideas are bad. Ideas are why humans are no longer living in caves! Just remember that execution is important and that getting your ideas implemented without direct financial compensation can be rewarding as well.
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