TV Editor, Los Angeles, CA

To me, being successful means...
Being true to yourself. Following your dreams. Finding what makes you happy. Being comfortable with your place in life.

My definition of success has not changed over time. 
Not really. I always wanted to make my way. I never really bought into all of society's ideas of who or what I should be.

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You never know what's around the corner!

To me, being successful means...
Just staying alive...and being patient and kind, no matter the circumstances. 

My definition of success has changed over time. 
Success used to mean ongoing access to a cornucopia of interesting possibilities; now it means making it through another day with acceptance, kindness, and understanding.

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Real Life

To me, being successful means...
Discovering, accepting, and celebrating who I am and my unique potential to influence the world around me.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
I used to have a vague sense of what success was. Never being particularly career or money driven, I always tended to relish the moment and dream of the future. I had pictures in my mind of who I wanted to be as a person, not necessarily what I was doing.

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Failing to plan is planning to fail

To me, being successful means...
Having been a good husband, father, brother,son and a respectable of others

My definition of success has not changed over time. 
At first it was how much money I could make to be successful then I learned how to be #1 answer!

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I love you because You are You!

To me, being successful means...
feeling good about oneself and one's contribution, place and station in life.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
When I was younger (especially when I went to [high school name omitted]), I thought my life was determined by where I went to college. I found that one's professional journey is much more complicated than where one went to school and that matters less than finding things you enjoy to do, feeling good about yourself and your life. There is still a nagging urge to accomplish but I can see it is more of a story than reality.

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