It’s your professional mindset that gets most of the acting work for you.
The title and first line are, together, a quote from one of the top ten grossing stars in the history of film. Reading, thinking about, absorbing, internalizing the valuable comments of other successful performers can give you extremely useful insights into your own career. Bob Fraser has assembled an e-book called I Wish I’d Said That–1001 Quotes for Actors. He’s selling it for just 7 dollars. (I, by the way, don’t get anything from him if you buy this e-book. I just thought you should know about it.)