Pursuing Success Is Not Enough
- True Happiness. Hatcher, Guy // Personal Excellence Essentials;Jan2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
The author contends that the things that would make people really happy are connected to their values. He talks about how many people create reasons for their own unhappiness, particularly while they are pursuing success. The lack of a correlation between wealth and happiness, and ways in which...
- Improve Your Lot in Life. Gentile, James; Slocum, Russell // Personal Excellence Essentials;Apr2005, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on the philosophy of life. The building process, which begins with getting real, understanding where one is, where one wants to be, and the price one is willing to pay to get there. This solid footing provides the best foundation for transcending the pinheads and pitfalls...
- Become a Reservist. Egan, Marsha // Personal Excellence Essentials;Apr2005, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on financial reserves. Just as one can build his/her financial reserves by regularly saving money, one can create these other reserves . This takes planning and discipline. By planning ahead, one can seize opportunities and reserve time for the important things in his/her...
- HOW TO figure out if you're successful. Paul, Michael // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Feb2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p60
The article presents the author's views on measuring success. According to the author, no single experience or achievement is more a measure of success than happiness. Suggestions are offered to focus on making the most of what one can and accept things, which one can't change. Suggestions are...
- VAULT. Lewis, James R.; Oliver, Evelyn // Dream Encyclopedia;2009, p355
An encyclopedia entry for the term "vault," in relation to a dream is presented. The appearance of a vault in dreams may indicate wealth and success. Other possible interpretations include prosperity, the fulfillment of one's creative urges or a future of great happiness.
- Does Affluence Bring us Happiness? // News India Times;4/5/2013, Vol. 44 Issue 14, p3
The article reflects on whether affluence brings happiness, noting that the U.S. is the wealthiest nation in history yet its people are not the happiest people.
- Money Does not Buy Happiness: Or Does It? A Reassessment Based on the Combined Effects of Wealth, Income and Consumption. Headey, Bruce; Muffels, Ruud; Wooden, Mark // Social Indicators Research;May2008, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p65
The paper uses household economic panel data from five countriesâ€”Australia, Britain, Germany, Hungary and The Netherlandsâ€”to provide a reassessment of the impact of economic well-being on happiness. The main conclusion is that happiness is considerably more affected by economic...
- Happiness is... Chun, Janean // Entrepreneur;Jan1998, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p14
Questions whether persons who are rich are happy. Reference to entrepreneur Bill Gates; Comments from Richard Easterlin, an economic historian with the University of Southern California in Los Angeles; Myth in the idea that wealth and happiness are connected.
- Hard Work, Not Smarts Can Make You A Millionaire. // Jet;03/06/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 13, p25
Focuses on a report which found that hard work and creativity seem to be more important in earning wealth and becoming successful than academic intelligence.