The Hidden Success Secret Used By Today’s Top Performers! Nothing frustrates the human spirit more than stagnation. We have an innate desire to progress and advance forward. If you don’t believe that to be the case, let me set you in bumper to bumper traffic when you are running late and we’ll see how long it takes for you to start complaining to your windshield. If you are hiking through the forest and become thirsty, would you look to drink from a stagnant pond or a babbling brook? The brook of course! We not only like to move forward, but we like to be connected to things that move forward.