When you get an idea and decide to do something about it you’ve got yourself a project.
If it’s something new, whether it’s new to the world or just new to you, you’ll have to deal with old man risk.
Old man risk will hover around your project, begging to make you a nice cup of tea, listen to all your troubles and he will take the blame for whatever goes wrong.
He is not your friend. The success of your project demands that you keep him outside. Patrol your project constantly, and seal up any cracks risk might sneak through.
It’s tougher than it sounds. If things don’t work out you’ll have no one to blame but yourself.
Much safer to leave a chink or two.
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