There are no shortcuts to success. Nobody that has ever had any modicum of success got there without hard work. Those "overnight" successes are usually decades in the making. When we see successful people we only see the glitz and glam. We don't see the countless hours of sleepless nights or the many hours spent reading, researching, practicing, and working on their craft. We don't see the sacrifices they make in pursuit of their dreams. Success doesn't come easy because if it did everyone would be successful.
The truth is if you really want to succeed at anything you have to roll up your sleeves and work for it. Don't give up on yourself or your dreams just because it's hard. Get great at what you do. Invest in yourself, in your art, in your craft, in your business. Put yourself out there and do the work. If you're good enough NOBODY is stopping you. If you're the best, you WILL win. But there's no shortcuts. You have to put in the work.