When we create, many of us show up with an expectation that we'll be working in the Cave of Wonders, surrounded by gold nuggets of genius.
In reality, we are usually working in a seemingly endless field of soil with maybe one or two gold nuggets hidden somewhere under the surface. The only way to harvest the genius is to get dirty on our hands and knees and start searching. But the treasure we find will always be worth it.
To find the gold, you gotta sift through the dirt.