It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.
As Jason Fried and DHH have said: "Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and he'll still destroy you."
When you're confident about what you do and clear about where you're going, the right strategy will make itself known. Hence, when your "why" is strong, you'll figure out "how."
The how comes from the why. Not the other way around.
If you're looking for how to be successful, you're going about it all wrong. You're doing it for the wrong reasons. And you'll continuously be left searching for the next patch of land to find gold.
What will be left?
An open field of half-dug holes, three feet from gold.
If you know what you want and why you're doing it, you're not worried about the "gold." Your security is internal. You aren't worried about the outcomes because you already know they are coming.
Take everything external away and you're still going to continue with the same intensity you always have. Give you everything — fame, money, whatever else — and it
Here's how to become the best at what you do: