There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure. – Colin Powell

What does that mean?
Well, this one pretty much says it on the level. People are always looking for the magic bullet, the easy way, or the short cut. And for some reason, they think you cheated to get to success.

Isn’t that what they are asking if they ask you what’s your secret? They’re asking you how you cheated the system and became successful the ‘easy way.’

But there is no easy way. Even the people who got a ‘lucky break’ were simply prepared when the opportunity came by. Nothing less. And the more prepared you are, and the harder you work, the luckier you’ll be.

The last part, in my opinion, is paramount. You can work hard, build up your strength, prepare every morning for the attempt, but…

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