Here's the short answer:
(with little "y")
I absolutely know I can do this. The ever so slight hesitation has to do with the timeframe I set for myself (i.e. in the year of 2011).
Here's what I see as my biggest hurdle:
Will I learn to "MacGyver It" before the end of the year.
I'm not talking about IQ (i.e. potential) or knowledge (i.e. hard work). I'll devote every hour left in 2011 to the "deliberate practice" that's necessary. My hesitency is about my innate ability to think fast on my feet, under pressure with time constraints before the end of the year.
I've come to believe that some people have brains that are more prone to this type of thinking than others.
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