Defining Your Success
Leadership

Defining Your Success

One of the challenges that comes with running a business is the competitiveness of your fellow business owners, entrepreneurs, or even by those working within an organisation. Your status, and therefore people’s willingness to listen to your opinions come from their perceived notion of how successful you have been. It’s an understandable concept. People don’t want to take advice or listen to the stories of someone who hasn’t achieved the goal you expect them to. The problem tends to be how we conclude if someone is successful or not. This is an issue that has been on my mind for many years, the marks of success, and was re-awoken recently when I was asked how much money my business makes. In my experience at business events, two questions tend to be commonplace. “How big is your team?” and “how much money do you make?” These are the traditional marks of

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