Overnight Success Is a Myth: Here Are 4 Ways to Persist

When people see what looks like sudden success from the outside, they don’t often think about the vision and persistence required to get there. Instead, they might attribute that success to luck or timing. These misguided assumptions have prevailed in the age of the startup. Take Pinterest: The startup launched in March 2010 and recently received a valuation of $11 billion. That seems like an accelerated pace, but it doesn’t tell the whole story.