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Women at Halftime Podcast

Apr 12, 2022

What is success to you? Have you defined it? Can it really happen overnight? Sometimes it seems like it can. When we look at others, we can make the judgment that they are super-successful, got there quickly and got all the breaks, but that’s usually not the case. Though the media can paint a picture far from reality that it can. Part of success is defining what success means to you and then realizing when you arrive at what you’ve defined. Part of your definition of success is also dependent on a number of factors that takes a sense of self-awareness.

Dolly Parton knew she was different than the thousands of other songwriters when she wrote I Will Always Love You in 1974. Elvis Presley wanted to record it, but when his manager asked her to sign over half her publishing rights, she refused. This was not easy for her—this was Elvis! She cried all night. But it was one of the smartest decisions she ever made.

In defining your meaning of what is success, we will look at several areas that will hopefully help you. First, define your self-awareness, then your personal and professional core values and finally, evaluate where you are and where you want to be. Full article here: