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Hope is not a business growth strategy.
Hope is not a strategy for anything.
What you need, as a professional, is certainty. The certainty that comes from having a solid plan with goals that inspire you to get out of bed every morning. The certainty that comes from taking the right daily actions. The certainty that comes from making measurable progress toward your goals each and every week.