CHAPTER 5Think Differently About Your Vision

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood.


Nearly forty years after American astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, he stepped out for dinner at an Italian restaurant in a small California town. A mutual friend had invited me to join in the meal with the American hero. Armstrong was the keynote speaker at a conference I attended earlier in the day. For three hours that evening, Armstrong regaled us with accounts about his trip to space, his first steps on the moon, and his life since returning to Earth. One thing that stuck in my mind during our conversation was the enormous number of small and large innovations—all mission ...

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