In this special profile series, SuccessStory will be shining the spotlight on some of the many fascinating and diverse individuals featured on TIME Magazine’s list of the World’s Most Influential People of 2017. We will be showcasing various personalities representing each of the five distinctive categories that comprise the TIME 100. Get to know more about the following luminaries highlighted below and watch this space for more of our coverage on the people inducted into the annual TIME 100.
The people who shape the modern world we live in are usually those who are unafraid to make a difference and be an inspirational beacon to others. Regardless of one’s vocation or profession, practically anyone can become an agent for change and emerge as a vital force to be reckoned with. The subject of influence can be rather difficult to measure by any quantitative or qualitative standards, considering that people have differing opinions on what makes a person truly influential. But the international members of the editorial staff at TIME Magazine, however, definitely don’t have any problems deciding which individuals they think are certainly influential given that they’ve been caucusing over the years to determine the group of people who will be inducted into their TIME 100 list.