For three years we had
relentless focus on the core business. We were really good at what we did and
resisted any suggestions that we do something new. I got bored and started to
look for new business areas for us. Everyday I would come up with something new
and race around trying to get everyone excited about it. Each new idea was
rebuffed and people told me to get focused and move the business forward so we
could get to the point where we could sell it.
I decided to look for
potential buyers. I came up with long lists and then talked to everyone about
them. Everyone said this was premature and a waste of time and bandwidth.
I can’t get myself
refocused on the business. It is boring and I am doing to same thing over and