Recruiting is like baseball; hit the ball with a small wooden bat 33% percent of the time and you are an all-star. You might fail the other 67% of the time but it will be your failures that you’ll learn from and eventually drive your success.
Everybody wants to win and while winning isn’t everything nobody goes into a situation and says, “How do I lose? How do I make sure that I prep myself to fail?” A lot of careers are based on wins and losses–it’s a numbers games (that will never change). Just as a batter lines up for a pitch, you go into any recruiting situation prepared to talk to a candidate, sell him on the job, get his resume reviewed and hit it out of the park every time you send it to the manager.
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