How to reimagine success at work

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10 May 2024


In one study, researchers set out to understand how people think about success. First, they asked participants to agree or disagree with a series of statements about how they believe other people define success. In response, 92% of people agreed that others view success as accumulating riches, fame, and power. Also, 86% agreed that others think that success can only be defined by comparing yourself to others.

Then the researchers asked them to agree or disagree to the same statements based on how they defined success for themselves. Of the participants, 97% agreed that success was pursuing their personal interests and talents (using your gifts). Also, 96% agreed that you can be successful regardless of how others do.

Read the full article from Fast Company here.