Final cause is the success after the success. Always step over success to begin with final cause.
I refuse to achieve “success” at the expense of my life.
What’s the success you think success will bring you? Go after the after-success, first.
Some people say they have 20 years experience, when in reality, they have 1 year's experience repeated 20 times. (Stephen M R Covey to Richie Norton when Norton asked if he was too young to train older executives for Covey.)
Authors. We write to pretend we're not crazy for talking to ourselves.