Performance 4 min read

Michael Beckwith Offers A Different Definition Of Success In This Thought-Provoking Video

by Michael Beckwith February 28, 2020

In the video above, Rev. Michael Beckwith introduces a new definition of success that’s measured more in giving rather than taking in honor of Black History Month.

What True Success Looks Like


What does success look like to you?

Does it mean how much income you make? What status you have? Or how many followers you have?

According to Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, true success isn’t about that. True success is about the contribution you’re making to the world.

As a way to honor Black History Month, Michael reflected on the success of past leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. But he’s not just talking about the past. He manages to bridge the gap between past and present-day success.

All in a way that is relevant to becoming a leader in your own right.

And that doesn’t mean that you have to create a movement, become an ambassador, or be written down in a history textbook. (Though if you want to do that, all the more power to you.)

Becoming a leader simply means embracing your natural gifts, your purpose, your ability to inspire. He urges us all to be humble, gracious, and honorable with all that we accomplish.

Listen to his beautiful words above in this video.

About Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith

Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith is the Founder and Spiritual Director of the Agape International Spiritual Center, a multidenominational spiritual community of over 9,000 congregation members.

As a spiritual pioneer, he’s been featured on The Oprah Show, Larry King Live, Dr. Oz, and his own PBS special, The Answer is You.

Why Mindvalley Celebrates Black History Month


Black History Month started in 1926 as a way to celebrate the historical progress and achievements of African Americans and counteract the negative stereotypes.

To this day, it is a way to celebrate “the countless black men and women who had contributed to the advance of human civilization,” as its founder Dr. Carter G. Woodson wanted. The celebration has expanded over time to several countries around the world, including Canada, the U.K., and the Netherlands.

Now, Mindvalley celebrates Black History Month, too, as a way to celebrate and include all of our community. Unity is not just about understanding our similarities. Unity is also a way to honor what makes us unique.

At Mindvalley Headquarters, several days of the year is dedicated to celebrating the different cultures that make up the team. That includes India Day, North America Day, and LGBTQ Day.

Ultimately, we believe what Cheyenne Diaz says in Why Black History Month Should Be History (But Isn’t Yet),

When we give a voice to people of color, all of our worlds open up. All of our experiences expand. And we’re able to challenge stereotypes and beliefs that people have in a way that’s safe and positive.

Cheyenne Diaz

What does success look like to you?


Join Michael Beckwith's Free Masterclass and discover how to go beyond traditional manifesting and live your soul's purpose


In this Masterclass you’ll explore:

Why you can’t manifest the things you really want. Discover why ‘visualizing’ for something too much actually pushes you further away from your desires.

The difference between Manifesting vs True Manifesting. Understanding the difference will explain why achieving the things you think you want never results in deep fulfilling happiness.

The 4 Stages of Spiritual Development and how you can use it as a roadmap to get to your next profound awakening even faster.

Spiritual Shapeshifting: A beautiful 2-step practice of elevating areas of your life that you’re struggling with by transmuting the energy from another area of your life that’s working well.

Claim Your Free Spot Now, And Discover How To Truly Manifest From The Soul With Dr. Michael Beckwith

by Michael Beckwith
Michael Beckwith is a sought after meditation teacher, conference speaker, award-winning author, and internationally renowned spiritual teacher. He teaches Mindvalley’s free Masterclass on The Power of Visioning, which he created to help you fully embrace your connection to the divine and let the Universe serve through you. Beckwith founded the Agape International Spiritual Center, a trans-denominational community of thousands of local members and global live streamers, which is highly regarded for its cultural, racial, and spiritual diversity. He also participated alongside the Dalai Lama and other New Thought Ministers in The Synthesis Dialogues.

Related Articles