An interesting thing happened in the article about Tyler Perry’s tips for success. While many would label the director-actor-studio head successful, several of the commenters wondered what the term “success” really means.
Like most abstract things in life (love, happiness, contentment), success is not easily defined and often depends on the individual person. Some base it on achieving a set of goals, while others may peg it to attaining some level of financial or societal power.
Whether you like Perry and his films or not, it’s hard to deny that he’s been able to build a loyal fan base, a massive bank account, and he loves what he does. But is he “successful”?
Do you have to be financially comfortable to be successful or can you simply be living the life that you want?
How do you define success, Clutchettes? What does YOUR successful life look like?