5 Reasons why you should keep working on your bad idea

By M.Farouk Radwan, MSc.

So it turned out to be a bad idea?

Were you passionate about an idea then discovered later that it wasn't that good?
Did you change your mind about it?
Did you face some difficulties that you weren't expecting?
Was the response of people not good or unpleasent?

How many times you started working passionately on a business idea then few weeks or even days later you felt that it wasn't the right thing to do? Well let me tell you something. Even if this idea was bad the right thing to do in many cases might be going forward!

Sounds weird right? Then check out the following reasons and you will understand why quitting might be a bad idea even if the idea wasn't too good.

5 Reasons why you should keep working on your bad idea

  • 1) Because great ideas come through evolution: So many great ideas started as simple and not that useful projects but after collecting feedback from people and improving the idea over and over it usually turns into a great one that can achieve success. In other words the bad feedback you get about an idea is the way to improve it and make it really good. You just need to look at criticism from a different angle and know that continues improvement makes mediocre ideas great
  • 2) There will always be people who will like your idea: The world has 7 billion people who have different tastes, beliefs and habits and no matter what your idea is there will always be a group of people out there who will like it. Do you think insects are disgusting? there are people out there who actually eat them! no matter what the idea you are trying to promote is there will always be people out there who will embrace it (see also The only requirement for success)
  • 3) Because people oppose new ideas then embrace them when they become popular: Most people oppose new ideas as long as they are not successful but as soon as something takes off people judge it differently and even claim that they always believed it was a great idea. This happens with almost every new start up business.
  • 4) You might find a totally different use: When Facebook was launched it was intended to replace the paper year book. A simple idea that can't really change the world but as people started to use it differently its real potential was unleashed. The same goes for pinterest which was intended to let people collect the things they like but then it turned out to be a great competitor to Google's image search (see also Pinterest success story)
  • 5) Because you believed in it earlier: Now let me ask you a question. Didn't you believe in that idea earlier? What happened? did people put you down? Weren't you passionate about it earlier? If one day you believed in an idea then this means that you saw something that people didn't see and this is why you must not put any weight to their negative comments.

Perseverance is the key

Didn't you notice that all successful people are repeating the same thing?
why is every successful person saying that perseverance is the key to success?

Its because each new idea faces great resistance before it becomes popular. And without enough perseverance any person would simply give up on the idea he believed in even if it was great. In the Ultimate guide to becoming rich i said that people who quit after one or two tries never make it simply because success usually happens after some failures.

The only case where you should give up on an idea that you believed in is after you find a way better one but giving up and doing nothing is the last thing you might want to do.

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