There are many people out there who have achieved great success. Some of these are celebrities, and some are not. Whether it is Estelle, Rachel Maddow, or Arianna Huffington, we all want to be successful. However, most of us lack the dedication and the drive to succeed. Here are 9 reasons why most people do not achieve success. Fear has been a powerful motivator for decades. The conservatives control all three branches of the government and ISIS is on the run.