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“The most important factor which contributes towards a person’s success is himself.

” Do you agree with the statement? Justify your stand, giving relevant examples where appropriate. You should write at least 350 words. (Nov 2013) A person’s success can be subjectively defined as an individual’s achievement in life; be it short term or long-term goals. We often witness in the news propagated by the social media that individualism is highly regarded as a strong essence which empowers people to believe in themselves to achieve success in life. This notion can lead to confusion when it undermines collectivism and external factors. Hence, we need to look at the issue from different perspectives of social, economic and learning environment to argue that the most important factor which contributes towards a person success is himself. In the hierarchy of social organizations, we observe