What is success?
That small question has led to thousands of books being written, countless conversations and much soul searching. Is it measured by a big house, a successful career and a large pay-packet? The Oxford dictionary defines it as “The attainment of fame, wealth, or social status”
But can we really fit success into that small box? Is the meaning of success much bigger than that? Is that definition losing relevance as more of us move beyond just survival and more stuff to creating a life that needs more meaning and purpose.
The reality is that success can be seen from two sides. From the outside and the inside.
There is a tension between our personal view of success and what society sees as “success”. And they are very different.
How society defines success
Society, friends and family can shape your view of life, bend your priorities and have an impact on our success or failure habits.
What others …