by Rex Hammock and Shannon Scully
“Forget about Webster’s definition. What’s your definition of success? What’s the definition that made you stay late, very late, at work last night? Or that allowed you to feel at peace going home early? As you’ll discover in the following profiles, the answers to the question come in various shapes and flavors. In the old days, knowing what success meant was easier. It could be measured and timed and weighed — and compared. Success, back then, was all about power, comfort, flexibility and, well, stuff: expensive, shiny, delicious, rare and aesthetically pleasing stuff.”
– Success is different to everyone and this article makes that point clearly. I have met many people who don’t own or want to own and run a small business and feel that they are very successful and content with their lives. It’s a good idea to ask yourself what success means to you. It is a good way to help you overcome the fear you will encounter when you work your business (one of the most difficult things to deal with is your fears and moving on to the next level) . If your perceived business future doesn’t match up with what you view as success then it is probably the wrong business for you. -ed.