At the beginning of my career, and for a long time after, I believed success was something that happened in a straight line. I believed success was like climbing a ladder.
I believed if I worked very hard I would reach my point of success. Once I reached my definition and destination of success I could stop trying.
Up to that point I was focused, I had passion, I came up with ideas and I persisted until my moment of success came. Because of this effort and commitment I reached the top of my chosen ladder.
Once there, filled with pride and achievement, I stopped.
I stopped working hard, I stopped ...