Unlike any other time in human history, people need to continually keep up with expanding knowledge and perpetually develop new skills to stay relevant and sustain their lifestyles. In every issue of SUCCESS magazine we will strive to bring you the thought leaders and success experts, both past and present, and reveal their key ideas and strategies to help you excel in every area of your personal and professional life. You also will be provided a unique window into the lives, practices and philosophies of today’s greatest achievers—top CEOs, revolutionary entrepreneurs and other extraordinary leaders.
At SUCCESS we believe that true personal success is not solely financial accumulation. Creating financial freedom and abundance for your family is an aspect of success, but not the whole story. SUCCESS magazine will bring you rarely discovered strategies and tactics to increasing your wealth, as well as guidance in how to be a leader in business, develop more passionate and loving relationships, revitalize your health and vitality and help you make a difference in the world. We hope you enjoy SUCCESS as much as we enjoy creating it. Our mission is to help you be a success!
SUCCESS magazine is designed specifically to serve the growing entrepreneur, the home-based and small-business markets. SUCCESS magazine is not only inspirational but also instructional in taking a balanced approach to success by offering guidance and insight into improving one’s entire life.
Our mission is for SUCCESS to become the foremost trusted source for personal achievement resources. Total success requires developing all areas of your personal and professional life, and each issue will focus on five key areas for achieving success: business, relationships, wealth, well-being and making a difference.
SUCCESS magazine is published by SUCCESS Media™ a company owned by VideoPlus L.P. VideoPlus was established 25 years ago and is an expert at a range of services including newsstand-magazine publications. It currently publishes other custom newsstand titles including Success from Home and Your Business at Home.
Darren Hardy, Publisher & Founding Editor
Darren Hardy is the visionary force behind SUCCESS magazine as its Publisher and Founding Editor. As a business leader in the success industry for two decades, Darren has had unique and unfettered access to the most successful people on the planet, including Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Donald Trump, Howard Schultz, Charles Schwab, Jeff Bezos and many more. He has uncovered the secrets to their success and now reveals them to us.
Darren mentors many of today's high-performing CEOs, advises many large corporations and sits on the board of several companies and non-profit organizations.
Darren is also a highly sought after keynote speaker, media contributor and the New York Times bestselling author of The Compound Effect and Living Your Best Year Ever.
Darren champions the message of success, hope and abundant opportunity to a reach of over 3 million people each month through the pages of SUCCESS magazine, his blog, Twitter, Facebook and before live audiences of entrepreneurs across the country. Darren distills the best of the best information and strategies available, mixing in his own street-tested principles of success to mentor and empower millions of entrepreneurs globally.
Susan Kane, Editor in Chief
Susan Kane, the National Magazine Award-winning Babytalk Editor in Chief (1998-2008), switched to personal development journalism with the appointment as Editor in Chief of SUCCESS in August 2011. She has previously been the Editorial Director of The Parenting Group, Executive Editor of YM Magazine and Executive Editor of New Woman Magazine. In her role as Editor in Chief, Kane leads the editorial team in providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with compelling content and tools that give them a competitive advantage in achieving their personal and professional goals.
Editor, Lisa Ocker
Managing Editor, Mary Vinnedge
Staff Writer/Photo Coordinator
Features Editor, Josh Ellis
Copy Editor, Peter Tepp
Talent Executive, Paul Scott Adamo
EDITORIAL Managing Web Editor, K. Shelby Skrhak
Social Media Editor, Jennifer Chang
Editorial Content Specialist, Jessica Krampe
PHP Developer, Matthew Martinez
Web Designer, Sam Watson
Web Developer, Nathan Noom
Web and Digital Content Coordinator, Misty Kimball
SUCCESS Store Product Marketing and Development Manager, Hugh Murphy
eCommerce Marketing Manager, Michael Fletcher
Email Marketing Specialist, Carol Shuker
Business Manager, Keenan Ivy
SUCCESS CD Digital Asset Content Coordinator, Mariana Lenox