"Believing in yourself, the genius you, means you have confidence in your ideas before they even exist. In order to have a vision for a business, or for your own potential, you must allocate space for that vision.
I want to play on a sports team. I didn't make it on a team. How can I reconcile these truths? I don't like my job, but I love this one tiny piece of it, so how can I do that instead?
Real opportunities in the world aren't listed on job boards, and they don't pop up in your in-box with the subject line: Great Opportunity Could Be Yours. Inventing your dream is the first and biggest step toward making it come true. Once you realize this simple truth, a whole new world of possibilities open up in front of you."
That's one of my favorite sections in "Things A Little Bird Told Me" by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.