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Redefining Success

Tiziana Cacace: What Does Success Mean to You?

Tiziana Cacace | Posted 08.30.2013 | Women
Tiziana Cacace

My family never required me to make more money. My superiors never required me to work 24 hours a day, nor did they force me to check my emails during dinner. But my desire to grow resulted in me doing that and much more. At the end of the day, no one was happier.

WATCH: India.Arie's Definition of Success: Clarity of Intention

OWN | Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

She's a four-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who has sold more than 10 million records worldwide. But on an episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Indi...

WATCH: Former AOL CEO, Wife Redefine Success

Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact

Thought-leaders gathering in Aspen this week have turned the conversation to the Third Metric -- how success is not simply about the cash in your pock...

Erica Hill: Redefining Success: Owning My Achievements

Erica Hill | Posted 08.26.2013 | Women
Erica Hill

I believed my "success" meant doing everything myself, lest someone realize the many things I still didn't know. I was constantly worried someone would call me out, and let the world know I was hanging on by a thread, my sanity waving in the balance.

Jess Lively: Produce Your Own Success Story

Jess Lively | Posted 08.24.2013 | Women
Jess Lively

I believe that most of our failed attempts come from the fact that we are trying to fit ourselves into a prescribed routine that isn't capturing our real desires.

Renee Jain: Teaching Children the Third Metric of Success

Renee Jain | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Renee Jain

Perseverance and passion matter at least as much, if not more, than other cognitive qualities. As I see it, grit is a tool that levels the playing field.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: Redefining Success | Jan Diehm | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Most people hate going to work. According to a new Gallup study, only 30 percent of the 100 million Americans who work fulltime are engaged at wor...

Lydia Loizides: My Mother the Therapist

Lydia Loizides | Posted 08.20.2013 | Women
Lydia Loizides

My mother once told me, "When people share their lives with you, it means they trust you. Trust is more important than money." At the time, I had no idea what she meant.

Francine LeFrak: The Case for Redefining Success

Francine LeFrak | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Francine LeFrak

You can touch someone's life by empowering them, and in turn, you are actually empowering yourself. There couldn't be a more perfect way to define well-being.

Jamie Kramer: Finding Synergy Between Work and Life

Jamie Kramer | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Jamie Kramer

We often are told that work and life should be separate and therefore balanced, like two objects on a scale. Over the years, however, I have discovered that greater fulfillment comes from finding ways to integrate these two important parts of my life, rather than thinking of them in isolation.

Gail Becker: Forget Money and Power -- Escaping Your Comfort Zone, the New Measure of Success

Gail Becker | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

The best career advice I ever received also turned out to be my own best measurement of personal success: "Get out of your comfort zone."

Elaine Agather: Finding Balance in Seriousness and Spirit

Elaine Agather | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Elaine Agather

ur business is demanding and competitive, and necessitates you come to work every day ready to work hard, make mistakes and better yourself. No one is more competitive than I am, but I never take myself too seriously.

Erica Dhawan: Choose Excellence, Class of 2013

Erica Dhawan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Women
Erica Dhawan

My message to graduates was that what really matters is that you must choose excellence, pick a path and master it, and be the most inspiring version of yourself.

Calla Carter: A High School Student's Thoughts On The Third Metric

Calla Carter | Posted 08.17.2013 | Teen
Calla Carter

The latter half of my high school junior year had been an Advil-aided blur. After three months dangling from a 2,400-point rope, I swam through pools of answer bubbles, DBQs, and rhetorical analysis essays, holding my breath.

Redefining Success: Takeaways From Our Third Metric Conference

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.28.2013 | Women
Arianna Huffington

The themes and ideas that make up what we call The Third Metric -- redefining success beyond money and power to include things like well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving back -- are resonating at every social and economic level, as more and more people are realizing the need for a more humane and sustainable way of doing business. Here at HuffPost, we have started the conversation that will help people change habits and change lives. We know we all agree on the broad issues, but knowing something intellectually is different than embracing it emotionally -- and, most importantly, acting on that knowledge. So, to give those of you who weren't at our Third Metric conference last week a taste of what was being said by some of the women and men who are already redefining success, I wanted to share a collection of some of my favorite quotes.

Allison Tate: The Third Metric: It's All About the Halloween Parades

Allison Tate | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Allison Tate

Parenting is a great equalizer. Whether we are suburban moms hoping for a good nap out of our toddlers or renowned actresses or CTOs or television personalities or political big shots, we're parents. When our children scan a crowd expecting to see our faces, we want to be there. Period.

Kerry H. McManama: Success Is the Freedom to Say, 'No'

Kerry H. McManama | Posted 10.24.2013 | Women
Kerry H. McManama

I am not a wife. I am not a mother. I am not caring for ailing parents. I do not have an illness that requires special attention. Unlike many women in my age range and at my career level, my responsibilities are to me and me alone... and also to my life.

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin: Re-Defining Success to Enhance Your Life, Not Deflate It

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

It should come as no surprise that working women do not aspire to attain professional success as it has been defined by men, i.e., money and power. Women want success that incorporates a more holistic definition because we know that whoever dies with the most toys is not the winner!

Madhavi Bhasin: Networking to Access the Third Metric

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 08.11.2013 | Women
Madhavi Bhasin

We invest in our professional network in anticipation of using it when the time comes, yet we expect to attend a yoga class when we are stressed and feel better about ourselves

Paula Puryear Martin: The Virtues of Getting Lost

Paula Puryear Martin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women
Paula Puryear Martin

Sometimes, we don't know where we're going when we set out -- even though we have a map, even though we've set our course.

28 New Reasons To Chill Out

Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Our current definition of success has created a culture of stress and burnout -- and it's hurting not only our health, but also corporate America's bo...

Sylvia Ann Hewlett: The Sponsorship Secret

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 10.24.2013 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

There's a reason that the face of the conventional model of business success is still a white man. It's not that white men boast better leadership skills or management savvy or customer smarts. It's that they have better connections. In a word, they have sponsors.

Fatima Scipio: Success Redefined: 7 Steps You Can Take to Start Smelling the Roses

Fatima Scipio | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
Fatima Scipio

About a year ago, I had a complete meltdown at work. I was set to present a training session and when I arrived in the parking lot, I physically could not get out of the car.

Christine Organ: A New Definition of Success

Christine Organ | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Christine Organ

Success is not a victory or result, but a perpetual state of mind. It is learning from external paradigms of accomplishment while listening to a compassionate inner voice.

Mackenzie Lawrence: Success Is...

Mackenzie Lawrence | Posted 08.05.2013 | Parents
Mackenzie Lawrence

Success one day, for example, means my three kids and I have managed to make it through the day with only two spilled drinks, five arguments over what to watch on TV and three Phineas and Ferb Band-Aids (and maybe, just maybe, I was able to take a shower).