The world is obsessed with success. Whether it is a top athlete, singer, author, business person, model, or Hollywood star, we are constantly bombarded with details about the dreamy, coveted lives of our successful heroes.
Why do we desire to hear all about those elevated by the media to success idol status?
In essence, we care and celebrate their achievements because stratospheric success is rare. For every Michael Jordan, Selena Gomez, Napoleon Hill, Warren Buffett,Gisele, and Natalie Portman there are millions who set out and failed to accomplish similar results. Yet, in contrast to our thirst for any fleeting glimpse into the lives of people who reach society’s pinnacle, there are millions of interesting epic journeys never told; the stories of those who fell short while pursuing their dreams.