Steve you hit the nail on the head. The focus has to be on where one is going not on the ego. The mind is the master the ego is the slave. Not sure if you are familar with Bill Bartmann but this person has it easy compared to him. His story goes from welfare, at 14 working in a carnival, to an alcoholic, to being a gang member, drop out of school, failing at everything really well. he eventually became a Forbes 400. We get what we focus on.