In Case You Didn’t Know: Your Ideas Are Not Trash (And Neither Are You)


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that reminds us: In Case You Didn’t Know: Your Ideas Are Not Trash (And Neither Are You)

Meg Dowell

Real talk. Sometimes, you come up with some pretty terrible ideas.

Sometimes. But not always.

It’s not uncommon to struggle with your own perceptions of your ideas, however. Not only are we ultimately our own worst critics, but it is also very easy to find ourselves “stuck” in one idea with no presumable way of seeing out or around it.

When you’re trying to come up with an idea you feel confident about, how do you measure what a “good” idea looks like? Answers to this question will vary depending on the individual. But in general, good ideas tend to be things we are excited about, things that interest us, things we can think and plan and work through.

If everyone’s definition of a “good” idea is different, then how do you know if your “bad” ideas are a fault of your own ability — or something else?

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