Most people say they want success, but when you ask them what success means you get wildly different responses. We recently asked some of the best and brightest in our community to tell us about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

AARON ROBEY | Fitness Professional, Entrepreneur, Actor/director

My definition of success is executing and completing any project or task that I have started. I”m a firm believer in finishing what you started by all and any means. In the past, when I did not complete a given task that I set out for, it vexed me deeply. Failure to me is never a true failure if I’m putting in 100 percent effort. Learning from mistakes and following your vision from inception to a finished product, is the ultimate teacher. The bonus to your success can be monetary, popularity, and/or fame, but this should never be your driving force for anything in life. Read more>>

Keesha Dabney | Keesha Dabney eXp Realtor

I define success when my client goals are met. Working with Veterans has been proven to be difficult this year due to the market inflation. With hard work and great collaborating agents I have assisted 5 Veterans with their home purchase. Read more>>

Gaëlle Berruel | Motivational Speaker, Mindset Mentor & Wellbeing Expert

Success is freedom and peace. Free to work with whom I want and where I want. It’s to have this freedom in terms of time, energy and money. But, most importantly, it’s the freedom to be unapologetic about me, authentic, genuine, strong and vulnerable. It means also peace to me because you reached a stage in your life when you don’t need to prove anything to anyone. Instead, you feel grounded, poised because you trust yourself, you know your strengths and weaknesses, and you accept where you are. It’s only from this place of acceptance and compassion that you can continue to learn more about yourself. Read more>>