What is the elusive secret to success?

It'd be nice if there was a more interesting answer to the question, "What is the secret to success?" than "hard work and determination". I sure as hell know it's not asking the universe for something. I've asked for all sorts of things and no postal delivery service has shown up with a gold plated, diamond encrusted VW beetle. 

Here's my latest pondering on my fortnightly diary entry through AusMumpreneur: