Want to write a book?
Start small: write an essay.
Want to be a rock star?
Start small: sing in the shower.
Want to speak at a conference?
Start small: give a talk at a meetup.
Want to make $1 million in sales?
Start small: sell a $10 item to one customer.
Want to create a podcast?
Start small: record a voice memo on your phone.
Want 1,000 true fans?
Start small: do something that gets you one true fan.
Want to build a profitable startup?
Start small: build a basic web app in a weekend and get 10 users.
Show up every day.
Keep refining your craft.
Take risks and get uncomfortable.
And most importantly:
"Embrace feedback as a gift." - Seth Godin
Repeat these steps for days, months, and years, and you'll become the person you aspire to be.