There is one truth that all founders — I don’t care if you’re a former CEO or a 22 year-old college dropout — must come to terms with:
Most of your ideas are bad.
This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. Having bad ideas is just part of being human. Your “CEO & Founder” business cards don’t come with a brain implant that stops you from having dumb ideas in the shower (Look at that! Another terrible startup idea!).
The difference between a successful founder and a failed founder isn’t always the quality of their ideas. It is their willingness to put even their seemingly worst ideas to the test…