Drupal's success has lead to a steady crescendo of attention -- more users, more developers, more funding, and more tug-of-war scuffles over the platform's direction. If we don't make difficult choices about what we want it to be and become, we'll miss out on Drupal's potential.
A new "Standard" install profile that caters to small groups of people that want to tell others about their shared interest.
Ensure other install profiles don't *have* to use the same workflow and presentation conventions as "Standard."
Prioritize content staging and deployment features / fixes.
Make all configuration exportable in Drupal 8.
Learn to say, "Drupal isn't for you."