What is Success?
Heartfulness eMagazine|May 2021
Dr. Ichak Adizes shares what true success really means and what is needed to find success in everything we do.
By Dr. Ichak Adizes

My son was visiting me. Sitting next to the pool on my ranch, surrounded by the beautiful valley and the high mountains beyond, he said, “Daddy, you made it.”

I've been thinking about what he said. Did I make it? In many aspects, yes, I did. I have a great family, a happy marriage, great kids who are working and making their living while also contributing to society. I am proud of them. I am financially secure and contributing to society myself through my thoughts and writings. What more could I ask for? I am successful, right?

We can analyze success with the Adizes PAEI code: Have we achieved physical (P), intellectual (A), emotional (E), and social/spiritual (I) success?

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