I've studied the lives of the brilliant people around me. I then wrote an article on one of the things I noticed that they all had in common.

We hate stumbling, fumbling and mumbling and want to move to a place where we are experts, where we are successful and where we find ourselves constantly winning. But the truth is, most of the time, we have to pass through awkward to get to awesome.

Conclusion: there are very few accidentally awesome people.