We are often focused on getting results, but by shifting your focus to seeking knowledge, you may find yourself more excited about your work. The continued discovery and exploration will keep you more motived and in the long run this will show in your results.
If you are going to start a business or apply for a job, you need to be able to believe you can do it. Be proud of what you have achieved and what you can do.
Do you have a hobby you are truly passionate about? You may just be able to take that passion and focus and turn it in to a business. People often don't take the risk, but if you truly love and focus on making it work. It's possible.