Success, Academic And Professional Success: The Definition Of Success

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The Definition of Success One has achieved success who has lived well and laughed often. '; This quote seems to sum up what is meant by success. If you are able to laugh often and much then you have definitely achieved happiness. The idea of living well, though, is a very broad statement. In order, then, to define success in relation to this statement, we must first define what it means to live well. There are three levels of success, in my opinion: societal success, academic or professional success. If someone can achieve all of these three levels of success, they are someone who has lived well. Societal success is something that is attained by aspiring to reach your own goals and dreams in cohorts with the goals that society has for us.…show more content…
It is something that is on going ,and it is what we most often identify the word success with. We most often identify success with being wealthy and important in the professional world. Academic success, though, is about doing one 's best; it is about making the most of our potential. It is about hard work, and knowing that you worked to get where you are. It is about being happy in your career and satisfied in your accomplishments, whether they are academic or occupational. Professional success includes being happy with the choices you have made, and being proud of what you have done. It is about keeping interested in your own career, whatever it is. Academic success is about getting the grades that one wants. Succeeding academically or professionally is about knowing you sacrificed to get what you want and where you want and realizing that hard work leads to happiness. This kind of success, just as all levels of success, is about setting goals and never letting them out of sight. As Benjamin Disraeli said 'The secret of success is constancy of purpose.’ It is about knowing what you want, doing whatever it takes to get it and never giving

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