Trying to map everything out

What are my goals? What are my priorities?

My time has been invested in working on something else the last few weeks, so I haven’t been writing or even critiquing (which kind of sucks). I have been doing a lot of research and planning, though, and the further I get into this, the more overwhelmed I feel. I’m also excited, anxious, nervous, and impatient. It’s a freaking smörgåsbord of somewhat uncomfortable emotions.

The overwhelming bit is how much this will change some of the things I’ve been doing. I may have to let go of some old processes and even names/titles that I really like. It’s the catch-22 of starting something new: I’m excited to embark on a new journey, but a very large part of me is all whiny about how he likes the way things are now. I don’t wanna change.

Hopefully tonight I’ll have time to sit down and really think about those two questions up above. I have some answers to the first one, but they’re still a little too ambiguous. The much more difficult question is numero dos. Where will my time be invested, and in what amounts? How will that affect my current resources? How should I change those resources so I can make my priorities a reality?

I wish I had someone to talk with about all this. But since I haven’t figured any of it out yet, what would I say?

3 thoughts on “Trying to map everything out

  1. Always around to listen, want to meet for a beer or coffee sometime in the next few days. Just let me know.


  2. “If your life’s work can be accomplished in your lifetime, you’re not thinking big enough.” – Wes Jackson

    “Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!”
    Thomas A. Edison

    “Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something.”
    Thomas A. Edison


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