“It’s not the big details that work. It’s the little details.” – Stephen Kanitz
Said in a general way, it’s like lighting a huge Christmas tree with hundreds of thousands of bulbs: perfect but useless if in the end, you don’t turn plug in the switch.
“How does he get so much money? I do everything almost exactly like he does!”
The one million euros difference is in the “almost.”
Everyone does things more or less well done. More or less engaged, studying more or less, working more or less … so … in general it’s ok.
That is why so few are so successful: after the “more or less”, make sure that the details are perfect: