An athlete breaking the world record for a hundred meters sprint is obviously an exceptional human being, capable of extraordinary performance. Athletes don’t get to the point where they break a world record by playing solo slim.
What about the parents that brought them to every training? The trainers pushing the athlete when they thought they couldn’t go on anymore. The physicians, the fans, a whole entourage, all assisting the athlete. When the athlete wins, the entire team wins.
I often hear: Rome wasn’t built in a day… Well, it sure wasn’t built by one person alone either.
The way to win in life is to look for synergies and keep looking for new ones as you go along.