There are moments in life that are just unforgettable – your first romance, the first time you scored a touchdown; maybe the first speech you had to give, and almost certainly the first time someone believed enough in you to buy something from you. Looking back, those moments were bittersweet – while there was tremendous jubilation, it came with a price; and that price was fear.
Growing up, life teaches us a lot of lessons, none more important than learning to say yes to yourself. Say yes to meeting new people, say yes to learning something new, and say yes to betting on yourself. In early 2000, a young college sophomore Kevin D. Johnson said yes to building a simple web site. Not knowing what to expect, he was surprised when a fortune 500 company called to place a banner ad; and in typical entrepreneur fashion, he just figured it out. Today, Kevin is president of his own multimillion media company, Johnson Media and is among the fastest growing companies in Atlanta. He shares his 100 best lessons in his latest book, The Entrepreneur Mind, and here’s the one you should never forget —