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At my core I’m a dreamer. I have a million ideas. Only a very small number of them ever make it of my mind.
When they do, I give them deadlines. If you don’t give your dream a hardcore deadline, you will absolutely talk yourself out of pursuing it. I fancy myself to be an aggressive dream-pursuer but even I hear so many voices (internal & external) that tell me my dreams are crap and that I should drop them.
I bet you have talked yourself out of dozens of dreams. In fact, I’m willing to bet that the most revolutionary, world-changing dreams never made it out of the heart or mind of its holder.
I gave HopeMob a deadline of April 19th. That’s not because we will be fully ready by then. We’ll never be “fully” ready. It’s not because we have everything we need – far from it. I feel like I could use another 6 months, but what I know is that in 6 months I will feel the same way.
That feeling never goes away. Every product and service you use today used to be a dream. Somebody gave it a deadline.