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There's No Overnight Success: The Story of the Mango Tree and Grass

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It takes 20 years to become an overnight success
The struggle takes place in the farm. The mango tree growing at a slow and steady pace must compete against the wild grass which grows out of nowhere.
Both plant species are out there in the wild and must follow the rule of the jungle; Survival of the fittest. Let the stronger specie win the race of life.
Years later, the mango tree would be standing strong above the wild grass. It would spread out and bear fruits. Whereas, the grass dies season in and season out. With the farmer’s hatred for grass, he can’t help but smile as they perish.
So what does mango tree and grass have to do with your life and success?
Your answer in 4 words; 
“Sustained success takes time.”
The mango tree represents the sustained success. It doesn’t just appear on the stage of life out of nowhere. In the first years, it spreads all of its energy establishing a healthy tap root system, digging deep into the ground. Then year after year, it builds onto that strong…