Most of what we see and what people put out is really just the tip of the iceberg.
A single decision as a leader of an organization can take you weeks or even months of research before you make it.
Start-ups go through long dips before they grow, scale and harvest. They release their MVP, get feedback, morph, and re-model, and only then maybe blow up.
Everything requires hard work and the pain and amount of effort required for any task worth doing doesn’t die out. Pro’s might learn to go faster over time but the workout remains as rigorous and intense as the first day.