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Swati Gupta

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Is it really ONLY success that we should strive for?

These days people are very active following the FORBES list of most successful people in the world, or Time's list of most effective personalities. They consider people on this list as their idols. Has the world really reached that saturation level today, that only these list of people can force us to follow our dreams. Is it only this way that people can achieve success? And after all of this is it only success in life that we need to strive for?
A person may not be good intellect, still very successful. So that means being successful in this way holds importance more than knowledge, intellect, excellence or dreams?
All of this Leads me to doubt the ideologies of the true definition of competence and success.
What in world is the true road towards success followed by greatness?

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  • Oct 31 2013: I think it is obvious that people should strive for success. What sense does it make to strive for failure? The definition of success, however, is highly dependent upon the person doing the striving. It is good to question, but it should be remembered that, whatever a person's goals, it is their right to choose them.

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