We all have ideas. Ideas for businesses, services, apps, a blog post or an article or a book. With some of us, those ideas come in fast and furious. With others, ideas come in a slow trickle. In either case, those ideas tend to pile up either on slips of paper, in notebooks, or in tools like Simplenote or Evernote.
A lot of ideas come into my head each week. A majority of those ideas wither and die on the vine. Why? Often, I just don't have the time to tackle them. But in some cases, the ideas aren't any good.
In the past, I'd cling to ideas with a knuckle-whitening death grip. Years would pass, and those ideas would still linger.
Stuffing them away like a squirrel hoarding nuts for winter isn't going to do any good. It won't get you any closer to making those ideas a reality. You'll just increase your digital or paper clutter, and older ideas will be buried under newer ones.