The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
There is no scientific answer for success. You can't define it. You've simply got to live it and do it.
But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.
If you do things well, do them better. Be daring, be first, be different, be just.