Most people say they want success, but when you ask them what success means you get wildly different responses. We recently asked some of the best and brightest in our community to tell us about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

Sidney James | Product Lover & Builder

I believe success is an internal and external individual measurement, there is not a one size fits all. Internally success could be eating a healthier diet, prioritizing better, or budgeting finances better. Externally success could be getting a raise on your job, purchasing a new, or graduating from college. Read more>>

Andrei Lgnd | Music Producer & Businessowner

To me success is having total freedom with your time. The ability to do what you want exactly how you want and when you want to do it. Creativity is something that can’t be scheduled and my version of success is having the means and time to make music without being limited by other things or people. Read more>>

Irina Ashtari | Professional Extreme Athlete & Personal Trainer

My definition of success is to always move forward in spite of any obstacles and personal problems. And to do this consistently, daily and with love. For me, success is to be loyal to what you do. If what you choose to do in life is the highest expression of yourself, and you are helping the world, then what you do ought to be your own best friend and success story. And this is why, for me, success is to rely fully on your own self. Read more>>

Jazzmenn Zoe | Singer / Musician

I think success can be defined in many ways and is a “to each it’s own” answer. But for me personally when I was younger I always thought money was what success looked like. And then I got older and I thought being happy was what success looks like . But as my life continues on , and my experiences grow success to me starts to look more and more like contentment. Being content with my life. Being content with my career. And I know the word “content” tends to get a bad rep. But the way I think about it Read more>>

Ok Coop | Music Producer, Songwriter, Artist

To me, living a life that is fulfilling and healthy is success. Keeping all the promises that you make to yourself and not compromising your joy and health. Doing what you love, no matter what that is. Everyone’s idea of success is different but I feel like we all have an innate sense of knowing whether we love what we are doing in life or not. If you love what you are doing, you’ve won! Read more>>

Helena Maria Falk | Violinist and composer

How do you define success ? Success for me has changed a lot over time, I used to feel that I had to impress others with my career and achievements, and sometimes even impress myself, but this has thankfully changed in recent years. Now it’s all about who I am as a person, and what I can give to the world by being in it. Read more>>

Jay Pezz | Fashion Designer

Inspiration. The society has become such a distraction. It becomes difficult to see our true gifts without fear. The goal is not monetary, it’s spiritual. I hope I become successful enough to inspire. Read more>>