I thought I had invented something great. Why haven’t we all been eating this ever since peanut butter was invented? The world needed cinnamon peanut butter. I could market it (even though I knew nothing about the food business). But I had other work that needed to be done. Work at which I was experienced and competent. And then I had to rest from all that work. So Al’s Patented Gourmet Cinnamon Peanut Butter never became a thing.
Then a few weeks ago I discovered someone in the Jif product development department had had the same idea. And the infrastructure in place. And the ability to surprise and delight me. And make me feel a little like a failure. I could’uh been a contendah.
Here’s another idea someone could