They go from offense to defense — rather than seeking more they focus their energy on maintaining what they’ve acquired
The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make
Benjamin P. Hardy

Constantly defending what have you built and created definitely sucks you back into a black hole. The so-called black hole is the ego that needs affirmation. Thus, you go back to glorifying yourself and drown in your own sweat & tears.

Thanks for this Ben! This piece will help me re-invent myself all over again :)