Webster doesn’t know everything. Some words can’t be defined by a dictionary. Rather they are defined by our values, ethos, and principles. We asked hidden gems from the community about how they define success and have shared their responses below.

Courtney Scholari | Owner & Lead Photographer

The success of Courtney Scholari Photography lies in client satisfaction. Hearing a realtor or builder express how much they love working with us is a real pat on the back. That love comes from CSP’s ability to keep pace with the fast-paced market and provide photography that brings interest to a property, as well as, customer service built on personal professionalism and good communication. Future success lies in keeping with the fundamental belief that client satisfaction is top priority and is based on exemplary photography and stellar customer care. Read more>>

Brandi Price | Actor, Writer & Filmmaker

I don’t think ‘success’ is something that you can define in a blanket sense because it’s different for every person. Success is something that, in my opinion, is relatively arbitrary. It is in the mundane, the ornate, the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. For me though, it is being able to continue doing what I love – creating. As an artist, success must come in the process of creation. To be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor – which can lead to the extraordinary and the socially-accepted definition of the term success – I believe you must find success in just being able to create. Of course, being paid for it doesn’t hurt either. Read more>>

Crystal J | Entrepreneur

Success to me is achieving goals and milestones that you set for yourself and having the ability to inspire others around you. Success is also not giving up when things aren’t going as planned. Not quitting is succeeding in my eyes. Read more>>