— Assuming that others know what they’re doing, because they’ve been doing it a long time.

— Assuming that when people say “ok,” that means they “got it.”

— Assuming that no one knows the real you.

— Assuming that when others finally understand what you’re trying to say they will side with you.

— Assuming that since a lot of people like your work, there’s no need for them to subscribe or “opt in” to your world.

— Assuming that a representative from a big company will discover you, or buy you out some day.

— Assuming that as soon as you make your first million, it will all start working out.

— Assuming that the tech train will eventually slow down, just long enough for you to catch up.

— Assuming that as soon as you get out of the situation you’re in, you’ll finally be free, and that’s when it will all start working out.

— Assuming that since you’ve been doing this for so long, odds are you won’t fail.

— Assuming that you have to “break in” to showbiz.

— Assuming that “that’s just the way it is.”

— Assuming that the Social Networking fad will eventually fade away.

— Assuming that if you work real hard someday you’ll make it. (Tip: try working real smart).

— Assuming that when you wake up in the morning and look around your world, that the room you’re in, the town you’re in, the country you’re in, the culture you’re in, the career you’ve chosen and the society that you’re a member of is basically fixed in stone.

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