You know the feeling. You have finally figured what you need to do. You know the steps to be taken and you know how it all fits into the broader scheme of things. That’s the perfect moment. You will never feel this good about this idea—ever again.
When you start to work, you discover the anomalies in your idealized theory. And that’s tough to swallow. Even if you come out of that you won’t feel that excited. And yet it’s never about that perfect moment. It’s always about the, often, uncomfortable journey.