Out of Hanwell

October 1, 2010

The Idea Bank

Filed under: Uncategorized — Matthias Miller @ 2:00 pm

Over the past several years, but especially this past year, I’ve started to seriously re-evaluate my life, my career, and my vision. The reason I quit blogging several years ago was because of the profound realization that my life wasn’t about myself, and I realized that I had more to offer the world than merely software. I’ve become much more intentional about the way that I live my life, and I’ve become much more focused on finding those things that I am genuinely good at. In fact, several times this past year, and even as recently as last week, I sat down to build a specific vision statement for ways I want to change in this next year, both personally and vocationally.

Out of that, I’ve recently started an “idea bank”. I’m one of those people who has a lot of ideas rolling through his head of business ideas, philosophies of life, ways to change the world, or who knows what else! However, those ideas are only meaningful if they are implemented, and they can only be implemented if they are expressed. I’ve started a personal “idea bank” where I sit down with my phone and bluetooth keyboard, and I start to draft a skeleton view of what this idea would look like. Sometimes the idea is obviously bad, but I still file for later. Some ideas have a few action points that I can do now. Others I keep in the back of my mind until I meet the right person for them.

To me, it’s a huge relief to have these ideas on paper, but I know that for them to be any good, they have to move beyond that. Most of these ideas I have little interest in actually implementing myself, but I would love to work with other people to see them implemented.

This is an open question to you all. Right now, these ideas are useless journal entries on my computer. How do I move beyond this step and actually make the “idea bank” something useful to the world?

Advertisements

1 Comment »

  1. Hi there Your website starts up honestly slow to me, I
    am not sure who’s problem is that on the other hand flickr starts up pretty good.
    Well, I have to appreciate you for placing wonderful content.
    Everyone who actually visited this website really should have noticed this
    article literally beneficial. I ought to mention that you really
    have done excellent job with this and additionally wish to see further amazing stuff through you.

    To obtain more information from posts that you write-up, I’ve saved to my bookmarks this page.

    Comment by Asa — June 12, 2015 @ 1:06 pm


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: