After watching a highly popular concert, a person rushed to the head singer of the band and told I could give my life to play the way you do. The singer smiled and replied gently “I already did”.
There is no magic stick to get success. In this competative world, success comes to only doers not observers. Nature gives birds their food, but does not put them in their nests. Every small accomplishment need hard work.
But we should learn from the duck to be calm and compose on the top, even if we are paddling restlessly inside to earn our living.