Perseverance is the determining factor
In psychology, there is something known as ‘grit.’ Grit is a non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s perseverance of effort combined with the passion for a particular long-term goal.
Studies have shown that having the ability to overcome obstacles is more important than intelligence or talent.
Why do some people succeed and others don’t? The real question is, how great is your desire? It comes down to resilience and how hard you’re willing to work. I don’t know one person who has a sense of entitlement who is truly happy, not one.