Success is often preceded by inconspicuous, unnoticed and thorough preparation.
That was the case with my grandson Charlie's bubble-blowing adventures yesterday. He spent a lot of time preparing to blow bubbles and took the preliminaries in stride. The kid is tenacious. His results were impressive.
(I'd write more, but I've got to prepare for the weekend... )
Trust your work to the Lord, and your plans will work out well. - Proverbs 16:3