With the soft launch of the new MastermindJam
in the rearview mirror, what are my thoughts?
Weeks on end of late nights and early mornings have taken their toll.
But it’s more than just that.
There is a non-trivial price to pay for putting your work out into the world for others to judge and give feedback on.
Whether you’re an artist or a solo founder or a YouTube vlogger or just selling you’re hand-knitted Star Wars potholders on Etsy, you’re taking something that is near and dear to your heart and soul, and setting it loose into the world.
You’re taking that model sailboat you’ve painstakingly, lovingly crafted, and you’re setting it gently upon a quiet pond, giving it a push.
Now, all you can do is step back and hope and wonder—and yes, cringe and worry.
You’re hoping it is received with the same care and love as it was crafted.
In some cases, even, you hope it has an impact, that it helps someone, even if only in some small way.
You’re wondering if it’s worthy, while also wondering if the world is worthy to now have it.
Will the world be good stewards?
Will anyone care?
Really, though, you’re just wondering if that last Firefox bug is really fixed or should you test it one more time, just to be safe.
Here are some articles I hope you’ll find useful…