People settle for an unfulfilling life out of fear. Unfortunately, this fear of short-term failure is enough to reduce rising-stars to a sad existence.
Stagnation robs people of potential. If we are not striving to move forward and progress in life, we may unwittingly end up stagnating and decaying.
It’s not an absence of resources that produces failure in the diverse aspects of our lives; it’s generally only our unwillingness to be resourceful that impairs us.