Success is a God- given gift. You have within you everything you need to succeed. But like seeds, it requires action and direction on your part to bring success to fruition.
"Success to me is having ten honeydew melons, and eating only the top half of each one." Unknown
Your ideas of success must be YOUR idea of success. It is you that must drive towards the goal, no one else cares- so aim high and be sincere.
"It is better to be a nobody who accomplishes something than a somebody who accomplishes nothing." Unknown
Status with others means nothing. It is the status you have within yourself that matters.
I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate." George Burns
Don't let others decide what is important to you. If you succeed at others' goals- you will not feel accomplished- instead you will feel lacking.
Do you have a success plan? Do you know where you are going? Do you need to know? Only you can say.
A good rule of thumb is if you've made it to thirty-five and your job still requires you to wear a name tag, you've made a serious vocational error." Unknown
Good Bye 2005, Hello 2006!