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Do you dream of being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company? Have you wanted
to buy that new home you’ve dreamed of for so many years? Exactly what is
your idea of success?
Success is having achieved that which you determine you will do!
YOU determine what success is for you. It’s not based on any judgment other
than your own. It’s not dependent upon materialistic measurements. And, for
some, success is the journey, itself.
Success may be something material, such as money or a new home. It could be
something egotistical, as the power and notoriety that comes with the position of
CEO. It could be emotional, as finding love and commitment. Success may
even be unselfish and altruistic, as seeing children in third world countries
healthy and safe. Success has no particular name or identity. There is no one
method to describe what success is, other than the definition above. It means
something different to each individual.
All successful people, however, have one thing in common — determination!
To be a success, you must first determine to be so. Though not always a
conscious decision, the seed that leads to action is to first determine.
Diane’s story is a great example of having a desire in the conscious
mind, and the subconscious processing it as a determination. Diane’s
love of writing began in middle school, because her friends were writing
short romance stories about their favorite music idols. Diane thought she