Have you confused working hard with achieving success?
Lots of people do.
They work hard, they crawl through the trenches, they pound sand. They feel like they’re becoming successful because they’re working hard. It’s actually a very natural assumption.
But, just because you’re sweating doesn’t mean you’re winning the race. You might not even be running toward the right finish line.
Look at what you do every day. Look at your real definition of success.
Are they in full alignment? No? Then you have a problem, because no matter how hard you work, you will not reach success.
How can you align your work with your goals so that working hard is also working effectively?