It’s certainly not perfect. I guess it’s what’s called a ‘Minimum Viable Product’. I’ve hated developing a website if I’m honest. My expertise lies in project management and setting things up.
Being out of my comfort zone and not even knowing what questions to ask wasn’t fun. It was probably quite healthy to feel this, navigate it and get somewhere towards creating something that is close enough to what I conceived.
More than anything it’s meant delegation. Jarrod understands the ‘back end’ of Your Own Network and as such is delighting in it and ‘owning it’. It’s still not a comfortable place for me to be, but I’m owning that too!
I love Your Own Network. Young people are like the rest of us – they wants their new homes to be beautiful and shiny. So I don’t mean to be ungrateful when I turn down offers of second-hand goods, but I know that young people won’t want them.
Being able to create an Argos wish-list puts the control in the hands of the young people (we’re not so different are we?) Most are setting up home without a budget and without support.
The items you buy them from their Argos wish-list make such a difference. They make a house a home.
So I may not understand it and it may not be perfect, but it’s making a difference. And so are you!