There are roadblocks.
People who have authority and refuse to budge. Regulations that stop you doing what you want to do. Funding that falters. Unmovable forces.
If it’s a human blocker there’s always...
There are always things - not urgent, but important - that need your time but you never manage to get to.
You want to do it, really … but there’s always a...
Problems don’t go away on their own.
Not the kind that eat away until they’re dealt with properly.
You can pretend they’re not there, ignore them, drown them out with busy-ness and sing...
Most of the time there’s what you do. What your team, or department, or division, or company actually does for its shilling. The reason you all exist here.
It consumes you. You...
There’s nothing so special about an idea that’ll turn it into reality on its own. It doesn’t matter where it comes from, someone has to take the tiller to drive it home.