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I will pay for the following article Concept of Success. The work is to be 5 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page. But people can and do define success in vastly different ways depending on their circumstances – for someone growing up in a rural community who is the first member of their family to receive an education, getting into an Ivy League school would be seen as an incredible success, but for someone who has Harvard alumni going generations back, only getting into Cornell might be seen as a terrible failure. This highlights one of the important aspects of success: you have to succeed or fail at something – so creating a general definition of success might be a very difficult thing. Bill Gates has succeeded in becoming a billionaire – but has failed badly at becoming a professional basketball player. To accommodate this fact any generalized definition of success must account for these expectations or contradictions. it must, in other words, take goals into account. But sometimes someone achieves success without ever necessarily meaning to: when Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook, he had no intention of making billions of dollars – yet he is still successful (Veloso). Furthermore, if someone’s only goal is to get off the couch, then them doing so would not typically make them a success (barring situations like disability or injury). A close examination of the etymology of the word “success,” along with cases both real and imagined, can show that a good definition of success would be “achieving laudable or worthy accomplishments that bring satisfaction or joy to the person who has accomplished them.”The etymology of the word “success” serves as a useful starting point for an understanding of its meaning. The word entered the language at the close of the beginning of the 16th century, with a meaning of “result, outcome,” from a similar Latin word which had the meaning of “happy result/outcome” (Etymology Online). This etymology reveals an important thing about the word success – it is inexorably linked to results. It has been linked to results from the very beginning of its entrance into the English language, and even before that.