Ask any 10 people to define what it means to be “successful” and you will have 10 different answers. Success is a truly subjective experience and accomplishment, but one thing is definite: it is those who are exremely hard-working are the ones that rise to the top. But, what if told you that ‘hard-work’ only makes up for less than 60% of someone’s success? Our notion that it is the best and the brightest who effortlessly rise to the top is much too simplistic, and oftentimes wrong.