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Success

Alger, Horatio
(1834–1899) writer of boys’ stories where young men are instantly rewarded for honesty, perseverance, etc. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 19]
Browndock, Miss
“made her fortune in no time at all.” [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
McVey, Hugh
from poor white to leading manufacturer. [Am. Lit.: Poor White, Magill I, 762–764]
O Pioneers!
realistic success story of those who fathered nation. [Am. Lit.: 0 Pioneers!, Magill I, 663–665]
Porter, Sir Joseph
became First Lord of the Admiralty by sticking to desk jobs and never going to sea. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan H.M.S. Pinafore]
Ragged Dick
hero of Alger’s rags-to-riches epic. [Am. Lit.: Van Doren, 807]
white cloud
indicates high achievement. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 350]
wolf
symbol of success on coats of arms. [Heraldry: Halberts, 16]
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More than 60 percent of Dress for Success clients are single mothers, yet they power through obstacles, overcome extraordinary challenges, and redefine possibilities for themselves and their families.
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According to the author, success can be replicated while operating under the same principles of successful people, and with all other factors constant so as to get the same results, noting that being great at what you do would mark you out as being legendary in that field.
While the traditional wants of money and power still exist, and understandably so, an increasing number of professionals are starting to cite other factors as markers of success - a healthy work-life balance, being able to help others and living a happy life are just some of the newfound ideals of a successful life.
Success can cause leaders to have an overly flattering image of themselves, which they will often fight to protect.
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Qasem posted on his Facebook page saying, " What pride it is to see someone from your own country achieve such a huge success. Assaf's success is a success for all Palestinians."
The program aims to identify the nature and importance of the success for every human being and to recognize the difference between success and failure on the one hand and the difference between success and excellence on the other hand .
In our many roles as distance educators, we must therefore determine how we can be successful in an environment that is characterized by the many perspectives that define our success. How can we improve the odds that our president or CEO will view our distance learning project or initiative as a success?
For Success students, the proficiency rates were 64 percent in English and an astonishing 94 percent in math.