In this talk from RubyFringe, Matt Todd recommends to stop worrying and simple start implementing ideas, dumb or not.
Matt Todd is the lead web application developer for Clayton State University's technical support hub in Atlanta, GA. He has been developing with Ruby for 3 years and Rails for 2. Matt has been active in numerous open source communities, primarily involved with Halcyon, Thin, and Rack, but also or previously with Merb, CouchDB, Canvas, and PHP.
RubyFringe is an avant-garde conference for developers that are excited about emerging Ruby projects and technologies. They're mounting a unique and eccentric gathering of the people and projects that are driving things forward in our community.