One of two things, more often than not, stops people from being successful:
With so much opportunity and excitement possible, people can’t decide what to do first. The literally become “paralyzed with potential”.
People rush full speed into one particular element of their destiny, spending a whirlwind of time, energy and money in a “let’s do this as fast as possible” mode. Like a runaway horse, though,this short burst of energy usually looks much more impressive than the results produced.