This exercise has helped me when I have hit a wall: Write down all the advantages I have. The skills. The knowledge. The people I know. The people who know the people I know. When you have a copy of this, you find out you aren’t like the next guy. As you try to separate from the pack, I think this list is essential. Because it gives you the confidence that you can get around that wall.
Take the pledge with me: I will fail if I try to do this all by myself.
Read & React: I write a feature in Tulsa World Magazine called How I Got Here, where I ask successful people about their journey. Here is the one I did on the OU softball coach Patty Gasso. It’s no wonder she’s won so many national championships.