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How would you define 'success' in your career?

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The answer is not money. Success is when you are good at what you are doing for a career and are recognized as such by others. If that success provides you satisfaction and happiness, then you have the right career.

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Well you need some money... otherwise you wont have place to live or food to eat, and then no matter how much people recognize your skill, it wont mean much cause you'll end up dieing from lack of food, flue, or temperatures.
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Of course you need money to survive but that's not the question. The question was how do you define success. My answer was you don't define success by the amount of money you have or get. That is a bi-product of success, if even then. How about this....what if you were a counselor and worked with troubled teens. You're really good at what you do and because of that save hundreds of them from a life of crime. You're job pays you what some would consider a paltry amount of money but you are highly successful and held in high regard for your work. Is that not success and still not defined by money?
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True... I dunno, I guess I'm just thinkin bout the over all picture, like family and whatnot. But I guess yer right.
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Happiness and at least enough money to get by.

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When you are happy doing what you are doing and can make a living at it. It doesn't have to be an extravagant living, just one where you are comfortable.

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I'd honestly say that it's not completely necessary to be comfortable, as long as you get enough to pay the bills and love your job that's really all that matters, but meh, I agree bein comfortable as well is nicer.
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To me being comfortable is not stressing because you have bills. If for you that is a small loft somewhere, then great.
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(salary + benefits + your skills) - (amount of happiness + time to spend with family or follow other life goals) = success

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Money

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Success is rated in the number of smiles/laugher in a single work week. HA HA HAAAA

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Money, position in the company, and respect from colleagues.

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Caring about the quality of you're work in you're industry, loving the industry that you're in,
feeling good energy from you're work and you're industry, setting high standards for you're work, connecting to you're customers or clients, making a difference with you're clients.
Exciting you're clients with you're work, aim high not low. I meet alot of americans who aim low, aim high. Produce very high quality work, become a leader in you're industry, have strong ambitions, apply the many years of school work that you did (ie every american has had to go to school for like 15 years) use everything you know, put everything you have into it, make it work easily, sell you're product or you're achievement or services, be a positive person which is very rare in the US. most americans are negative toward each other and are doing themselves a disservice with their 'hate speak', cut down on the hate speak, go professional when all the pieces fall in place, look to you're one parent or two who've had success and see that it's possible.

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