"Nothing destroys a good idea faster than a mandatory consensus. The lowest common denominator is never a high standard."
This quote comes from Forbes contributing writer Jessica Hagy who suggests that nothing kills a good idea like a committee. While it is important to listen to others, too much advice on how to make something more appealing usually involves dumbing it down quite a bit. If you really believe in your idea and what you want to accomplish, stick to your guns where it's important.
The Six Great Enemies of Happiness [Forbes via LinkedIn Newsletter]