In our lunch talk, “50 Experts in 50 Minutes,” one of the people we cite is a producer friend of ours. “Hope,” he likes to say, “isn’t a business strategy.” As a producer, it’s his job to make sure everything everyone needs is available when they expect it. He can’t “hope” something’s going to work out. It’s an invaluable personality trait. Are you a dreamer, a hoper…or a person who figures out how to get what you need?