How Do You Define Success?
Program by Mary Johanna Brown
Success doesn’t just happen- you have to create it. How do you define success? For some business leaders, success is defined by monetary rewards, while others say success is having a positive impact on others. Defining success in personal terms can even be more challenging!
Kick off our Seacoast Woman Network year by learning how to define success for yourself and your business.
Mary Johanna Brown is Founder and President of Brown & Company Design, a Portsmouth based strategic design firm established in 1992, and Big Brown Books, a publishing company established in 1997. Her clients are vary in size and industry, including the Telluride Film Festival, Planet Fitness, Backyard Garlic, New Hampshire Public Television, RiverWoods and more. As an active volunteer, Mary Jo has served on several New Hampshire nonprofit boards and is engaged in many community activities throughout the Granite State. She currently serves on the board of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and is the Founding Chair Emeritus of the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation, a merger born in October 2014 from the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative and the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire.
Mary Jo was named to New Hampshire Magazine’s “Remarkable Women” list in 2009, Business New Hampshire’s “Influence Index” in 2014, New Hampshire Magazine’s 2018 “It List” and recently named as an “Outstanding Woman in Business” in 2018 by New Hampshire Business Review.
Everyone has a different definition of success and way for measuring accomplishments. Mary Jo has developed a leadership style that empowers women through mentorship, dialogue and outreach. She is learning to define success on her own terms, and will speak on how you can learn to do the same in both business and in life!
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