You will find that for the most part, you will have to work harder and smarter to create success. This is good because you develop your skills and tap into your gifts when you work harder and smarter.
However, once in a while things align and you invite opportunities with relatively less effort. When that happens you want to go all out to fully optimize it!
One of the lessons Warren Buffet learned from his mentor Benjamin Graham was that make Mr Market your servant, not your Master. When you are the Master you look for those opportunities in the market!