Some things have to be believed to be seen.
—Ralph Hodgson, author and poet1
Most worthwhile endeavors, be it mastering a new programming language, writing a book, or starting a successful micro-ISV, have at least two mandatory components: a great deal of work and the belief you can do it. In Chapters 1 through 6 I covered just about all the tasks you need to master in order to make your micro-ISV a success; in this chapter, I want to get at the other component—believing you can do it.
Now, I could have you chant "I can do it! I will do it! I am doing it!" a couple hundred times each morning. That works—except your co-workers might talk. Or I could send you off on a "Discover Your Inner Strength" seminar and charge ...