It's a crime against the human spirit that we so often disassociate positive emotions from the pursuit of success. We tell ourselves that It'll be worth it when we get there, and we grind and crank and endure our way to the goal posts.
With election time almost here, we see candidates speaking their minds. Are you able to assert yourself when necessary? Or are you surprised when "yes" comes out of your mouth when you meant to say "no"?
Effort is really the key component of the cycle of success, because even if you are inspired, motivated, or determined, you will not succeed if you don't put in the effort. Effort is the last step of the cycle before accomplishment.