What does it mean to be successful?
Working a dream job? Living in a big mansion? Having a deep pocket?
The Quran has a more substantial definition of a successful person. The people of faith and piety. The ones whose scale of good deeds is heavy. Those who purify themselves.
Success is not out of reach—success is in you. Do not let the shortsighted views of the world obscure you from striving for true success, whoever you are, whatever your situation is.
Yasmin Mogahed explains on walking the path of success in Islam in Quranic Virtues: A Study of the Characteristics of the Successful.