Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
A vice president in an advertising agency is a “molehill man.” A molehill man is a pseudobusy executive who comes to work at 9 a.m. and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 p.m. to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will have his mountain finished even before lunch.
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
As we discussed in chapter 7, you must screw up your courage and tell somebody about your idea.
And if it meets with yawns or jeers, ...