I describe myself as User Zero (like Patient Zero) for Menu + Hours. I built it because it’s something that I want to use myself. And since I had a working Alpha build I have used the heck out of it.
This. I can’t tell you how many conversations I’ve had with people who don’t understand why I’m not trying to automate every bit of Menu + Hours. They say things like “that’s a lot of work” as though “a lot of work” isn’t required for building something great and sustainable in the age of the interwebs.
The most interesting (and heartfelt) take on the Honey Boo Boo phenomenon that I’ve seen.
It might not be warranted, but you won’t get far without it. Don’t bother going to that meeting or reading that book unless you can momentarily assume the message comes from a place of goodwill and generosity.
Skepticism doesn’t help you hear