Chris Guillebeau wrote that in his "World Domination" manifesto. If you are looking for your next opportunity (like I am) or even have multiple plans (like I do), this manifesto is what you should read.
The gatekeepers aren’t in charge anymore, and if you have something of merit to bring to the table, the public can now judge it directly.
Yes, take the time. It will be worth it.
You can read the manifesto here (PDF)
Thanks to Seth Godin for the pointer