Everyone wants success. In times like these it is important to understand what success really is. There is a difference between "good success" and "bad success." So, as we live and strive to achieve success, we can know that there are some God-given essentials to success. These essentials are laws or principles that must be practiced if we expect to experience that success God called "good." These essentials are simple, but not necessarily easy. This book helps us understand success from God's word and provides a clear picture of how to experience good success as described in Joshua 1:1-9. This good success is the "ultimate success" we experience when practicing the following four essentials: 1-Hearing from God (HEAR IT), 2- Staying focused on what God says (SEE IT), 3- Following through on what God says to do (DO IT), and 4- Having faith in what God says (BELIEVE IT). Gerald J. McPhail, was born in Fayetteville, NC and raised in the Town of Wade, where he began learning of being an entrepreneur from his father. This "country boy" also learned from the many older people around him as he matriculated through E.E. Smith High School and Pfeiffer College. After being born again in 1982, he went on to receive a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Gerald worked in local government for over 10 years. Having answered the call to ministry, he became founding pastor of Northeast Community Church and received his Masters of Divinity (MDiv) from Luther Rice Seminary. This "Pastorprenuer" is a cancer survivor, hotelier, real estate entrepreneur, and has served on many community boards. He is the father of four daughters and two grandchildren and has been married to Dr. Althea H. McPhail for over 23 years.