Twelve Characteristics For Success - What makes a person successful?
Success has many definitions and means different things to different people. Just Google “success” to see what I mean. The truth is, no matter how we define or perceive success, we all want to be successful in our own way, and to be seen as successful to others. This post is not intended to judge others for their own definitions: it is not my place, or anyone’s for that matter, to say what success is. I have known individuals for whom success is getting that big house, driving a marquis car, becoming CEO of a company or running their own successful business. I have also known individuals for whom success is having a comfortable lifestyle, being able to travel, seeing their children doing well in life. They just “feel good” about where things are in their life.
I believe we also have to be careful how we define motivation as it relates to success. Just because someone is satisfied with where they are—with their success at any given time—doesn’t necessarily mean that they lack motivation. Their personal motivation got them to that point their personal motivation will have just shifted to help them maintain w