Tag: doing the work
Nearly everyone overestimates what they can get done in a day, and underestimates what they can get done in a year.
Expect great things for yourself... we're all counting on you
If you want to get good at something, you are going to need to first be ok being bad at it. If you can do that, then the next thing to do is figure out how you can put yourself in situation where you can safely make a whole bunch of mistakes in a short time. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Certainly the structure of our world isn't fair, and clearly, when the deck is literally stacked against you, and when the culture you exist in is built to keep you down, "I think I cans" have to hit a bit different. But... even if you start on home base, or in the dugout, or in the parking lot... I still believe that: believing in yourself, holding yourself accountable, having a forward-focused attitude, pushing yourself beyond what you think you can accomplish, and hustling matters.