What Does Success Mean To You? | 2022 Recap

The ContraMinds Podcast

Dec 5 2022 • 9 mins

What Does Success Mean To You? Is it about how much money you make for yourself, or is it in being able to give back to society? Is it a measure of happiness or in constantly striving to achieve your goals?  As Prof Annapurni says, the definition of success changes in every stage of career and life. When we start our career, we are hungry, we are curious. We want to learn, we want to create and we want to be recognised.  A few years later, it is about how much money we make, the kind of lifestyle we want, and the kind of material pleasures we consume. Once financially secure, as we reach the last couple of decades of our career, success lies in the reputation we’ve built, the goodwill we’ve earned and the lives we’ve touched along the way. At the end of the day, as Sunder Madakshira says, a good night’s sleep with a clear conscience is a measure of success in itself.   Watch this curated video on what success means to the guests we have spoken to this year.

Featured in the video are:

Roger Forsgren, Former Chief Knowledge Officer at NASA

Neil Hoyne, Chief Measurement Strategist at Google

Sunder Madakshira, CEO of Rezolve

Prof. Thales Teixeira, Co-Founder of Decoupling.co

Prof. Yadati Narahari, Director of the Centre for Brain Research

B Joseph Pine II, Author, Speaker and Management Advisor

Dr. Annapurni Subramaniam, Director of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Amit Ranjan, Co-Founder of Slideshare

Paul Zak, Neuroeconomist

Chris Yeh, Author, Investor and Entrepreneur