You need to find a need and fill it.
Make progress everyday by pointing yourself in the direction you need to go.
Set goals. Track results.
Make the conscious decision to overcome adversity and set forth with a smile on your face and a will to succeed.
The more times you are at bat the better chance you will have at success.
Purposefully take advantage of opportunities.
Decide you will be the one that makes the effort and grab the brass ring.