Stay strong,,,

To me, being successful means...
Obviously being able to sustain yourself financially is one component to happiness, however the bigger part of the equation is the genuine relationships you surround yourself with. Authentic connections with family and friends become a higher level of priority as one matures!!

My definition of success has not changed over time. 

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chapters of my life, traveler, wife, mother, and rancher

To me, being successful means...
being happy with where you are in your life. Being able to look back at my life and be satisfied with what I've done, and looking forward to the next chapters of my life.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
Having a good income is nice, but labels and things have never given me a fulfilled feeling. My actions have.

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Palo Alto Roots Taught Me Values

To me, being successful means...
Being true to your values. People are much more important than possessions.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
I went through a dark period where the acquisition of money and material possessions was most important. In the process, I lost my soul - my spirit. With material things, enough is never enough. I looked inward and realized that my values were being compromised and I was truly unhappy. I returned my focus to an appreciation for people and the earth - I enjoy my days now.

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The Debutant Drop-Out

To me, being successful means...
Personal contentment with that choices I've made. Enjoying laughter, music, dancing, poetry, museums, concerts and the great outdoors because there is nothing like the weather, flora and fauna we grew up with anywhere else.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
Career path equals money equals happiness is no longer a belief! More like a myth!

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Following Whispers of My Heart

To me, being successful means...
Acting in a way that was true to my values. That meant for me, dropping out of UC Berkeley half way through my first quarter of my senior year, and travelling....For me, being successful means following my heart...

My definition of success has not changed over time. 
Sometimes I do think I could have been more financially successful if I had been more traditional in my career choices, but I know I would not have been as satisfied with my life.

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The 60's, VietNam, corporate law, and family. Learning to say yes.

To me, being successful means...
Having good, lasting relationships with family and friends, leading a purposeful life in which I honor the things that light me up and contribute to the lives of others.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
In high school and college, I really didn't think about it much. I just knew I wanted to get a job, maybe have a family, and I was preparing for that. I really hadn't gone much beyond that. As a result, I set out on a pretty conventional path....Today, I look more at human values, relationships, and a sense of purpose. I wish that I had been a little more free, less fearful, about exploring different paths. For example, I think I might have loved teaching history at the college level.

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To me, being successful means...
being happy with who you are

My definition of success has changed over time. 
not so inclined to look at the paycheck as a definition for personal success

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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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Brushing my teeth and using deodorant have helped.

To me, being successful means...
Completing one task at a time.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
I hadn't a clue how many times I would fall face down and get up again. Sometimes success meant money, sometimes little or big fame, sometimes it meant getting up after feeling near spiritual, mental, or physical exhaustion. 

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Happy with a regular life

To me, being successful means...
Being a person I am happy and proud to be, doing my best to be good to people, animals, and the earth.

My definition of success has changed over time. 
It's more reflective of who I really AM, and less of what I thought I would DO.

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