Why The Fear Of Success Is Nonsense. It’s The Fear Of Hard Work That Frightens People Most1K14Tony FahkryIva UrsanoApr 5, 2018·1 min readExcellent piece. I love reading other’s views on success. But you’re right. We want a good and successful life to come easy. Hard work is exhausting and frustrating. We live in a “I want it now “world. Too bad it doesn’t work quite like that.