Core: no, we are weak, helpless, and cannot do anything worthwhile and lasting by ourselves. We need God for everything!
“To do nothing is a choice.” – Dan Duran
Everything we do—OR don’t—has consequences.
“Don’t use your free will to be an idiot.” – Randi Miller.
The success gurus have the right principles, say the right things. The part they leave out is God. They don’t give him the credit. Nor do they point out that regardless of earthly success, it is all for nothing if the motives are wrong.