Good work, good reach, good luck
Is good work enough?
Nope. You need it to spread, and for that you need good reach.
Is good work and good reach enough?
Nope. Then you need a bit of good luck.
Because the whole world is congregating online and competing for the same resources. Sometimes, things work out for some folks faster than others. Sometimes, your ‘break’ takes longer. Sometimes, much longer.
But that’s okay.
Nail the first two.
Keep them both up, even when it seems futile.
The third hits eventually, precisely for people who do.