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💀 Your ideas are dying

Look, let's cut the crap. Your ideas? They're dying. Every moment you spend not acting on them, they're gasping for air. And guess what? You're the one holding the pillow over their faces.
Written by
Philip Wallage
Published on
October 5, 2023

Look, let's cut the crap. Your ideas? They're dying.

Every moment you spend not acting on them, they're gasping for air.

And guess what?

You're the one holding the pillow over their faces.

Why your Ideas are gasping for air

You think your ideas are these beautiful, fragile things, little seeds of genius that just need a chance to bloom? Think again. They're not fragile; they're suffocating because you're not giving them what they need to breathe: Action.

How to Resuscitate your Dying Dreams

1. Get Clear or Get Lost:

  • Write down your vision, because an idea in the head is a dead idea.
  • Visualize it, but not like some woo-woo vision board crap. Be specific.
  • Goals. Set them. Otherwise, you're just a dreamer, and dreamers are the biggest losers in the game of action.

2. Map It or Scrap It:

  • Steps. What are they? Write them down.
  • Resources. Identify what you need, and for the love of God, don't say it's just "more time."
  • Milestones are your oxygen tanks in a marathon. Use them.

3. Lone Wolf Syndrome Is for Losers:

  • Like-minded people can be your best assets or your worst distractions. Choose wisely.
  • Delegate, because you're not a damn superhero.
  • Communication isn't just for relationship counselors; it's the lifeblood of any project.

4. Failure Is Your Friend, So Stop Avoiding Him:

  • Screw-ups are lessons in disguise.
  • Strategy isn't set in stone; it's clay. Mold it.
  • One step back, two steps forward. Learn and move.

5. Celebrate but Don't Masturbate:

  • Small wins are wins. But don't get so lost celebrating you forget the war.
  • Eyes on the prize, always.
  • Passion isn't your fuel; it's the nitro boost. Use it sparingly.

The Road Is Littered With Corpses of 'Could-Have-Beens'

This journey? It's a minefield. The dead ideas you step over? Those are the ghosts of other freelancers who thought they could wing it.

  • Perfectionism is the quicksand. Avoid it.
  • Procrastination is the sniper. Dodge it.
  • Other people's opinions? They're the sirens luring you to your doom. Don't listen.

No More Excuses. No More Tomorrow.

Look, you've got the blueprint for your future masterpiece right in front of you. You can either continue being a graveyard of unrealized potential or you can dig yourself out. I've got the shovel. Do you have the guts?

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