What did you do during the 2000's
Here's a question that you should clip out and tape to your bathroom mirror. It might save you some angst 15 years from now. The question is, What did you do back when interest rates were at their lowest in 50 years, crime was close to zero, great employees were looking for good jobs, computers made product development and marketing easier than ever, and there was almost no competition for good news about great ideas?
Seth Godin captures my optimism in this article on change in the June 2003 issue of Fast Company. When things are the worst, it usually means there is a clear path to do whatever you want.