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How Incredibly Successful People Define Success

What does success look like to the people who have inarguably already achieved it? Drake Baer shares the perspectives of some high-profile achievers in an article for Business Insider.

The View from the Top

Basketball coach John Wooden believed success is the peace of mind of knowing that a person has worked his or her hardest to become the overall best person possible. Author Maya Angelou similarly believes that success comes in liking what one does and in how one does it. Billionaire Richard Branson meanwhile finds, “The more you’re actively and practically engaged, the more successful you will feel.” And lastly, author Stephen Covey wisely said that if you really want to know what your version of success look likes—imagine what you want to hear said about you at your funeral.

For other cheery thoughts, you can read the full article here: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-9-incredibly-successful-people-define-success-2014-5?op=1

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