Have you ever had to kill a project you were excited about? Letting go of something great is hard. Especially when a few thousand people are depending on you.
One of my first breakout speaking engagements was at Blissdom, a popular blogging conference that was accidentally started by Alli Worthington. Yes, by accident. She winged it the first year and the rest is history.
But after six roller coaster years, while planning speakers and themes for the next event, Alli pulled the plug and BlissDom was done just about overnight.