You start with an ambition, a raging desire to do something big and something that adds meaning to your and then, after a while, it all fizzles out. You stop doing things that should have put you on the path to success. Instead, you start doing things that lead you to nowhere, because these things — those that lead you to nowhere — are easy to do.
When it comes to business, making money, earning fame and respect or feeling loved – there is consistent effort involved. There is a lot of work that goes in and most of it is done without a thought.