If something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
It's okay to have your eggs in one basket, as long as you control what happens to that basket.
I think it is very important to have a feedback loop, where you're constantly thinking about what you've done and how you could be doing it better.