As an entrepreneur Anna Akbari learned that one of the best things about startups is their ability to pivot quickly - basically a euphemism for failing and starting over. And she quickly found that personal success is no different. It's not about just developing and following the right process but also having a good idea. And that demands rigor and daily maintenance far beyond a few positive affirmations. Like any Silicon Valley startup, the business of life is not as glamorous as its Instagram account would make it seem.