The Guardian has a terrific piece about Amy Poehler. I love this bit so much.
“I see life as like being attacked by a bear,” she says. “You can run, you can pretend to be dead or you can make yourself bigger. So, if you’re my stature, you stand on a chair and bang a pan and scream and shout as if you’re going to attack the bear. This is my go-to strategy. I really liked being pregnant, for example, because I got to take up more space.”
Here's your top-one list of behaviors that successful people have: They act bigger than they are.
By way of Frakintosh