Defining success is elusive.

Although we struggle to define what success is, conventional wisdom assures us that it is located “up” there – up the ladder, on the mountain top, in the stars.

I’m not sure I agree.

When I reflect on the “successful” moments of my life, each of them began with me peering down into an abyss of uncertainty.  Standing on the edge and contemplating whether or not I had the guts to withstand a free-fall descent into the unknown.

The instances that I chose to leap in the unknown delivered me to the finest moments of my life; ostensibly – “down” here.

“Down is the new up”