“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
—Tao Te Ching
Most of us have had a goal, something we declared to the world or only to our closest friends, or something we kept to ourselves. Maybe it wasn’t a goal at all. Maybe it was a secret desire, something we wanted and were afraid to go for: something that involved risk.
If you are holding a $1 bill and you see that someone on the other side of the room is willing to give you $100, you must take the first step, and let go of the dollar bill to grasp the $100 bill. There will be a point of insecurity between the time you let go of the dollar and the time you grasp the $100 bill. Letting go involves risk….