Oprah Winfrey calls Stedman Graham, "a pillar of support in my life, not only in our relationship, but also as a trusted advisor." To see Stedman Graham today, it may be hard to envision a time when he was held back by self-doubt. But he was. He grappled, also, with his share of daunting obstacles to the success he has worked at length to enjoy. Graham explains, "You are not your circumstances; you are your possibilities". Drawing candidly on his experience as a professional athlete, Graham reveals his nine-step plan for success through revealing anecdotes from his own life and the experiences of others, explaining how the negative effects of a poor self-image can be incapacitating at worst, and limiting at best. Step by step, "You Can Make It Happen" tells you how to: Decide who you are Create a vision Take the high road even if it is the hard road Build your support team Step out of your comfort zone Commit to your vision An inspirational as well as instructional book, "You Can Make It Happen" is a moving message of hope from a compelling new voice in our culture.