Did you know that Warren Buffett once said “investing in yourself is the best thing you can do, and as a part of investing in yourself; you should learn more about money management.” What does this have to do with succeeding as a trader, let alone as a funded trader? Everything.
If you want to do well in trading, but don't know the first thing about it or you fail at trading, blew a few accounts and realise you didn't know anything… you don't give up if you want to do well. You remain persistent, you should recognise what you don't know and invest in your education to patch up the gaps in your knowledge.
Money management is key. It includes investing/trade strategies, trading psychology and risk management. Once you become the best version of yourself, you can take on the markets. Note, this is read as the best version of your current self- you can always improve! Once you reach your best self, you can always become a better version of that “best self”; that is how you improve.
This process if continual improvement is what Ryan Young has been doing all along. Improving his risk management skills and trading psychology in order to be the best version of himself as a funded trader. It didn't matter how long it would take to reach his objective. He trusted the process and continually improving as he grew his funded trader account until he eventually his target and moved to the next level as a Portfolio Manager on the $50K fully funded trader account.