A single person or a small group does not create the notion of success, but it is created by our whole society. The myth of instant wealth is one of the most popular myths society uses. In fact society uses the hope of instant wealth to make people work harder.
Vincent, I think in a lot of ways school has brainwashed us into thinking that climbing the corporate ladders IS the way to live.
Vincent Nguyen June 17, at Ivan June 17, at Schools are only part of the equation. Another big factor is that most people see corporate ladder climbing as the normal way of life most likely through exposure to their parents.
There is a serious lack of real deep education in society as a whole that encourages deep thinking and puts people in a position to challenge the status quo and question what we are told.
One must look at all areas of their life and their community and ask whether the people you are spending most of your time with are helping you to grow and flourish or are holding you back.
This applies to friends, family, loved ones and work colleagues. And lets not pretend that it is always an easy thing to do. As someone who went down the traditional route for any a year ending up working for some of the worlds largest companies I still find that there is a strong anchor pulling me back in that direction.
It is at the point where confidence is low and self doubt is high that the traditional philosophy of success rears its ugly head and teases you.
It often takes more macro-thinking to be able to get out of the trap and for sure others will scold you for it. I think you hit upon it perfectly.
School can teach us many things, but out of the box thinking is not one of them.
Living life by other peoples rules when they want to play a completely different game altogether. This goes against the myth that being successful equals having lots of money and being wealthy. Sure, being wealthy is one sign of success. In fact, to have true time freedom, a person would need a certain level of wealth to sustain their lifestyle.
Sadly, I know too many people who focus on wealth alone as being the ONLY sign of success, and forget about everything else. Money makes your life easier up to a certain point. In fact, endlessly going after more money will make a person miserable since there will never be enough.
To have true contentment which in itself is another form of successwe all need to have meaning in our lives beyond money.
Mine is pretty much like yours and Trevor.
You would think, through this discussion, that the majority of the world views success the same way, but I rarely meet someone who views it like us.The American Dream is different for everyone, though it is most commonly associated with success, freedom, and happiness.
The concept of the American Dream seems to have dwindled from where it was in the past few generations. This is the typical ladder of success for most people.
You start with a wish list, and then you start checking things off that list. The Audi with the 5-speed and the V6 becomes the Audi with the. These articles also perpetuate the myth that success is defined by others and not by each individual. We are taught from a young age that being successful equals money, fame, material items and a.
The American Dream is different for everyone, though it is most commonly associated with success, freedom, and happiness. The concept of the American Dream seems to have dwindled from where it was in the past few generations.
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