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What’s Your Definition Of Success?

Definition Of Success: Road To Success

What’s Your Definition Of Success?

Many people believe that having money is the ultimate success.

But as we all know, there are many wealthy people who are utterly miserable.

Could it just be that success is about more than just money?

Well, to that end, everyone has their own definition of success.

For me, success means the fulfillment of my values.

It's a definition that can be broadly applied to others, because everyone has their own set of values. All they need to be successful is to fulfil those values!

But there's more to it of course! Just ask yourself a few questions.

Q: Is success about money?

A: It can be if that’s what you choose. But it can also be about something else. You can set several criteria and attempt to achieve them.

Again, what’s important is to create a definition for success that resides within your values, allows you to enjoy life, and avoids feelings of regret when you get older. 

This is easier to determine than you might think.

Your definition of success is unique and yours to determine.

definition of success: Time

Consider These Ideas...!


Many people value time above all else. Most of us wouldn’t enjoy having a bunch of money if we never had the opportunity to enjoy it.

Do you wish you had more free time? How much free time do you need to enjoy your life to the fullest?


Do you value your friends? What and how much do your friendships mean to you?

How many friends do you need in order to feel successful?

How much time would you need to spend with your friends to feel like your life is a success?

Personal Development 

Do you need to learn to play an instrument or to speak German to feel successful?

A college degree?

Climb a peak over 25,000 feet?

Learn to program in Python?

Be able to meditate for three hours straight?

Perform 10 perfect pull ups?

Providing for your family

Maybe you believe that success means giving your child the opportunity to attend Harvard or Cambridge.

You might also want to be able to pay for such an expensive education. Do you want your kids to grow up in the suburbs? Send your spouse to college?


Maybe success means living an adventurous life. You might race motorcycles on the weekend and train as a Navy Seal during the week. It’s possible that taking a train across Tibet and living in a commune is your cup of tea.


Success might be all about happiness to you. Maybe you measure success each day by how happy you were.

definition of success: goals


Success can be measured by how successful you are in achieving your goals. Many people enjoy the challenge of setting big goals and having the determination and discipline to make them a reality.

Does this sound like you?

Living To An Ideal 

Do you have a strong vision of how the perfect person should live? Do you have a strong moral code?

Maybe your brand of success revolves around how well you live up to that ideal. What type of person do you want to be each day?


Some people consider themselves successful if they have a successful career. Regular promotions and greater wages can be one way to measure success. Maybe you want to excel at a career that helps people.

Doing For Others 

The ultimate measure of success for some people is helping others. Many people thrive on being useful and kind.

Definition Of Success: In Summary

Your definition of success will likely have multiple criteria. 

Having a lot of free time might be important to you, but not at the cost of your children going without food.

Examine your own values and beliefs and create your own version of success.

Project yourself far into the future and imagine the type of life you want to look back upon. Now, adopt a definition of success that works for you!

If you would like to do an extensive test to discover your values, please check out this link.

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