Kathmandu University School of Management
Project work of English
Ms. Nabina Amatya
Barsha Pudasaini 12753
If I were to ask you, “how do you feel about success?” What would be your response? Most people would say: I feel great about it, I want more of it, I deserve it, I am working towards it. Why are those feelings so common? Because most of the people on this planet feel that being successful is a good thing. When they think of succeeding they think of material benefits, they think of happiness, and they think of accomplishment. Certainly, being successful can include all of these things and more. Now here’s a personal question, what is success?
Personal success comes in many different forms and your concept of being successful might not be the same as mine. If we want to be successful in your life, then the very first thing you should do is to take the time to decide exactly what that means to us. Never mind what it means to anyone else, what does it mean to me? To some people the epitome of being successful is earning a lot of money. In fact society seems to base the whole concept of being successful primarily by how much money a person earns. But society’s definition has more to do with flash than it does with substance. Many so-called successful people are very unhappy in their personal life. So, we need to ask… Is that what you think of as being successful?
Having a personal definition of what being successful means to you, and then setting goals accordingly, is the only way to make your achievements truly meaningful. Striving to succeed according to somebody else’s standard or definition may win you the admiration of others, but will it bring you a sense of personal accomplishment? If we want to succeed on a level that makes us feel truly satisfied, then we should be encouraged to take some time right now to write down our personal definition of success. Think about what being...
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