CHAPTER 8

You Don’t Need to Know It All

What if you don’t know what you’re doing? The simple answer is: You don’t have to be the expert to try something. You can become the expert along the way.

I am often asked about this very important point, “How can I be a successful leader, and/or how can I be a successful entrepreneur if I don’t know what I’m doing?” People ask, “What if I don’t know anything about business? I’ve never been the leader type. I barely know how to use a calculator. How can I run a business? How can I lead others?” Sound familiar?

The truth is, you don’t have to know what you’re doing now. You just have to start. I am the living proof of this. I was not prepared to sail around the world. I didn’t have the knowledge or experience ...

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