Anything is possible if you try harder and have the right attitude. Take me as an example. I come from small country (I lived in Bangkok, Thailand) and English is not my fluent language. Before I joined ThemeForest, I was unemployed and ready to quit making web products. I was told by so many people that I was wrong when I decided to quit my part time job to work full time on the ThemeForest Marketplace. I got many rejections before my first theme was even approved.
Seriously, we feel blessed. With the global economic crisis of recent years—and we live in a country deeply affected by the crisis—only a few have the privilege of achieving numbers like this. Ours is not a job, it’s a visceral passion, a way of life. And when you can earn more than you could ever imagine by doing something that you deeply love, it makes you proud of what you’ve achieved.
As I started to fall out of love with clients (happens to the best of us), I took a look into the themes industry. I quickly decided to take a leap of faith, quit the day job, and jumped in head first. I remember it very well, I had enough money saved for about 3 months rent, and my son had been born just a couple of months before. It was an all or nothing deal.