Webster doesn’t know everything. Some words can’t be defined by a dictionary. Rather they are defined by our values, ethos, and principles. We asked hidden gems from the community about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

Danna J. Franklin: Interior Designer & CEO

Success to me is the accomplishment of a goal, purpose, or passion. I believe it can come in many forms. One major facet of success is developing it from the infancy stage to maturity. What you see on the top is just the frosting, but there are several elements that go on underneath. Success comes in different quantities small and large.nMy success as a designer has come from a strong passion and love for interiors design incorporating a naturally creative flair to the completed project. I maintain a high degree of attention to detail, organization, problem solving, creativity and professionalism with every design.nAt the end of the day, the most important thing is to deliver well designed interiors to my clients, time and time again. I am fulfilled when my clients are satisfied when they see the finished design. They share their experience with others and my business continues to grow. SUCCESS!. Read more>>

Tyric Bacon: Content Creator/ Entrepreneur

I used to define success based off how much money I was making or how large my following on social media was. Success, for me, is now defined by my ability to bring my creative ideas into reality. As long as I’m able to have a vision for myself and then actually manifest it into my reality, I’m successful. Read more>>

Bre Stevens: Master chandler & Army veteran

I define success as a feeling whereas it is usually measured by money and recognition. The feeling of joy when you get a positive review on your product or service. The excitement I get when I order a new scent and start my testing process. Waking up excited to do what I love and loving what I do. That’s how I define success. Read more>>

Tabitha Edghill: Fitness Influencer

I define success as the ups and downs one endures to reach their ultimate goal . Success requires commitment, discipline and self motivation. Read more>>