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Ambition

Don't Be the One Who Waits for the Safe Space

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

You can be one of the people who holds back, waiting to see what everyone else is going to do. Or you can be one of the people who has the courage to bring your full emotional self into everything you do.

The Problem With Those '20 Under 20' Lists

Anna Juszczyk | Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen
Anna Juszczyk

We live in the world of 16-year-old millionaires, teenage entrepreneurs and child celebrities. It is hard not to get lost in this "youth madness."

Inside the Mind of a Go-Getter Girl

Shinjini Das | Posted 01.09.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

So there you have it, ladies. A go-getter girl believes something within her is greater to overcome obstacles, creates a vision for her life, works to set goals to achieve that vision, and engages her passions with her professions to remain authentic to her true self.

The Fire Within

Janine Garner | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

How badly do you want to achieve your goal? How much are you prepared to sacrifice along the way?

The Business of Success -– You Gotta Hustle

Hung Vo | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Hung Vo

For other young people, I offer you this advice: capitalize on your passion and energy. Success is about having an idea and putting in everything you have, and more, to make it happen.

Keeping Our Eyes on the Ball: When (And Where) Expectations Meet Goals

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We do well to define our ambition in order to gain the clarity of a baseball player who keeps his eye on the ball and home plate as his goal.

10 Reasons Why You Should Go After Your Dreams

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Have you ever thought there's no point launching a business, pursuing a project or studying for a new qualification because it will take four years before you've made it, or you'll be such-and-such age by the time you finish? These five words may change your perspective: The time will pass anyway.

The New Goal of Women in Business

Cat LeBlanc | Posted 01.19.2015 | Women
Cat LeBlanc

I know tons of women who have grand ambitions for their lives. Big, ambitious dreams -- they just don't happen to involve a corner office or a Fortune 500 company.

20 Things Successful People Refuse To Do

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When facing a problem, instead of focusing on the problem, you should focus on your action and what you do to make the situation better. By shifting your focus like this, you will feel better and find an even better way to solve the problem.

The Career Confidence Cliff

LearnVest | Posted 01.12.2015 | Women
LearnVest

Picture two co-workers: While one is slightly timid about voicing opinions in meetings and spearheading projects, the other is clearly more ambitious, openly striving for a seat in the corner office someday. Who's the man, and who's the woman?

It's OK to Want More

Kate Baer | Posted 01.11.2015 | Parents
Kate Baer

I don't know if it's living the life of a writer without a Xanax prescription or being a woman, but "wanting more" often feels greedy, or worse -- entitled.

How This Business Leader Learned The Difference Between Ambition And Burnout

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living

You may not know A.J. Khubani, but if you’ve ever seen a late-night TV infomercial, you’re familiar with his line of work. In 1983, while still in...

How to Finish What You Start

Kamila Gornia | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Kamila Gornia

Don't you love it when you get a GREAT idea? You get so excited and hit the ground running to make the idea come to life. You can see it so clearly!

When Excellent Sheep Grow Up

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books
Aaron Zelinsky

Many have identified the weaknesses in Deresiewicz's jeremiad. In his forthcoming novel, Supreme Ambitions, David Lat, founder of the legal blog Above the Law, takes a different approach. What happens, he asks, to all those excellent sheep after graduation? His answer won't surprise many: The sheep get herded to law school.

This Surprising Personality Trait May Be Harming Your Health (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Are you a go-getter? Being ambitious will likely benefit your career, but it could be hurting your health, according to a recent study. Pennsylvan...

Fellow Law Students, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Michael Shammas | Posted 11.17.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Resist the tide. Leave law school not as an attorney, but rather as a human being who happens to be an attorney.

Managing the New Ambitious: Leading Teams in Today's Entrepreneurial Minded World

Kira Makagon | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Kira Makagon

Witnessing peers and co-workers leverage technology to become successful employees and entrepreneurs, today's employees are widely creative, entrepreneurial thinkers, looking for employment opportunities where they can stretch their innovative wings within their department, work and job.

Is Idea, Execution or Timing Most Important for Success?

Kevin Siskar | Posted 10.11.2014 | Business
Kevin Siskar

Imagine not just the idea, but ask yourself if it is the right time and then make your plan to execute on it. You need the right blend of idea, timing and execution to make a successful idea manifest itself in the world.

Is Envy Controlling Your Life?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Being satisfied with what you have now does not make you complacent and "stuck" with what you have in your current life. Let that little spark of envy work for you not against you. Let it energize, not exhaust you. Look around and make needed or wanted changes to your life.

The Power Behind a Gesture

Todd Felderstein | Posted 09.28.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

Alberto was a remarkable human being who will be missed by all who embraced his commitment to change the world.

4 Things We Must Change to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Lisa Firestone | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The more fully we live and love, the more sadness we are bound to experience. Our inner critic tries to shield us from feeling the joys and pains of existence. It keeps us in a chronic state of numbness or dissatisfaction. In order to face our fears, we must consciously identify and actively ignore this coaching.

The False Ambition of Innovation

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Innovation starts with ambition and is guided and sustained by it, but the journey is arduous and requires discipline, diligence and a preternatural amount of good luck as you schlep hither and yon. Those with false ambition fall away along the way.

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

25 Signs That You're on the Right Track in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

14. You know what you want and you go for it. You're never afraid to ask for what you want and go to where/whom you can get it from.

7 Reasons To Embrace Rejection

Susie Moore | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The problem with rejection is not the rejection itself, just the fact we cannot understand the greater plan behind it in that moment. Nor do we want to as we are too busy licking our wounds and cursing the world. Rejection only makes sense with hindsight.