The Woes of Planning a Startup

Recently I've been on this train of wanting to plan a startup, and then execute on such plan, creating some sort of product, service, platform, whatever. However, it's really damn hard to decide what I want to make! Typically I am pretty good when it comes to ideas; normally within a few hours of encountering something that needs solving I can find a creative solution, or the very least a SINGLE solution. I've had plenty of ideas (some alright, and others fairly bad), but none of them inspiring enough for me to deploy myself on.

It could be an error in my thinking that I need something "inspiring" to motivate me, but I don't want to invest a significant portion of my free time into something that doesn't make me truly excited. This issue has probably effected most developers looking for a self-driven project to work on. It's like writers block but for nerds, and it's really stressful spending the small amount of free time you have pondering the inspirational statistics of your newest idea. This is especially mind numbing when the idea your pondering turns out to be a burning pile of trash.

This won't stop me from trying though. Hopefully one day I'll look back and realize it was all worth it, but for now, I'll be sticking to the grindstone, and doing my best. Thanks for reading, and keep on keeping on.

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