How true is that? Ideas are driven by your perception, Opportunities are driven by a gap in the ecosystem around you. The economics of the opportunity has to make sense.
Whether it is aligned with the entrepreneur's personal interest and skill set is a very subjective discussion. Skill set is a subset of knowledge and training. The success of the entrepreneur in filling in the gap in the market is also subject to the timing and intensity of the offering.
These are basic premises. However not a diktat. I have seen stranger reasons for a business or an idea to click into a given opportunity.
How about selling thermodynamic stones that keep your coffee at a certain temperature? Or a font designed for people with dyslexi…