Let's face it, sometimes AMBITION can get a bad rap. "The trait that pushes someone toward success can sometimes turn into a game where winning isn’t about achieving; it’s about beating the other person." "Channel it correctly, however, and AMBITION can bring great results," explains Fast Company's Stephanie Vozza.
Read on for 3 values of the super AMBITIOUS.
They Have Goals, They Just Don't Broadcast Them
In the world where FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) runs rampant thanks to social media, resist the urge to share your plans and instead grind quietly. Your shine will come.
They Are Habitual Risktakers
If you're too caught up on the, "what ifs" then you are holding back your breakthrough.
They Understand There is NO Competition
That's a tough one to swallow, right. As human beings we are constantly That FOMO we were talking about earlier is really real. Men and women both feel societal or family pressures that sometimes sends dreams and passions deferred. Life happens and we may feel inadequate and just not even give it a try or we may try to keep up with Jones'. Neither of which is a good option.
Instead, experts believe hard work, focus and passion is all you need to live the life you truly deserve. "Stretch yourself," Ma told Fast Company. And with that comes surrounding yourself with fellow ambitious people. "Find role models. Befriend and learn from mentors. Make friends with people smarter than you and more successful in fields you are interested in.”