Webster doesn’t know everything. Some words can’t be defined by a dictionary. Rather they are defined by our values, ethos, and principles. We asked hidden gems from the community about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

Chris Kittler | Triathlete & Sports Entrepreneur

I think if you are able to define your path in your career and make decisions in your life that are in accordance to your values, beliefs and most importantly choose to do something that had makes you happy, that has a bigger purpose. Read more>>

Maryland Baluya – Evangelista | Wedding & Events Planner

Success for me is when you see that you’re making an impact on something or somebody’s life. To me success is not only having a title over your head, having a sustainable income or being able to buy fancy material things; success rather for me is achieving that level of happiness and contentment within yourself wherein nobody can easily put you down because you know that no matter what happens along the way, you have that confidence within yourself, you believe in yourself that things will still work. Read more>>

Mauro Tanaka | Content Creator & College Student

As a 23-year-old college student, success is an accomplishment of a desired goal or achievement that you set on what you like or love. In academics to graduate with a degree, is an example of a successful collegiate career, As a content creator is to keep creating content and making connections in the field. Read more>>

Leah Ellis | Financial Coach Specializing in Slaying Money Dragons

For me, success is the moment when a client calls me excited because something I taught them is making a difference in their lives. Sometimes the call is because they did their first budget without using a credit card, and sometimes it is because they paid off another debt or their last debt. I love hearing that the things I teach aren’t just “lectures” but are actually making their lives better. Read more>>

Victoria Rose | The Original Virtual Victoria™

I define my success by the amount of lives that I positively impact. Success is not monetary for me. I work hard now to pave the path for generations to follow in my footsteps. For me, that is called legacy. I have not been blessed with the opportunity of becoming a parent yet, however mentoring and grooming young women to success is a true passion of mine. This is evident in the business concept of my sister company, Virtual Victoria™; an online course curriculum personally curated by me to teach people how to become a virtual assistant performing at an executive assistant level. Read more>>