Make sure you’re always meeting and interacting with new people doing better than you. And be mature about it.
That way, you will never settle in your comfort zone. You will always be on the move, striving to better and improve yourself.
You will learn their smart ways and eventually be at their level. Before you can even settle, you will already be interacting with people ahead of you.
If you make this cycle an infinite loop, i have feeling things will work out your way. But if you remain the lion in your rather small jungle then….