Experiencing success is not so much about getting to the goal line as it is about getting past the point of breakthrough.
Thomas Edison took more than 10,000 tries to experience his breakthrough. The breakthrough was the precursor to success - to the overall goal of building electric lighting.
"Success" can be daunting. And many times executives aim for the moon but quickly fall into a malaise when they don't get there fast enough.
Aim for the breakthrough. Success (whatever that means to you) always follows.
What is the breakthrough?
It's that one thing you need to "figure out" that you keep pushing to the back-burner.