Fixating on the big picture as the only success to acknowledge makes it difficult to identify success along the way. Success is every progress made toward an ultimate goal and this is the basis for the common saying “stop and smell the roses.” The famous motivational speaker and author of several best-selling books, John Maxwell defines success as journey and not a destination. The success journey begins from the very first effort made toward to a goal. A great example is the education system, every homework, quiz, exam, passed are successes. These little successes provides reassurance of being a step closer to an ultimate goal. Therefore, the ability to start a venture and follow through with it is success. It’s important to make every day count, continue intensifying effort while keeping the big picture in mind without getting discouraged about how long the journey takes. Every successful person has a story of their journey and their tenacity paid off eventually.