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Ambition: Why It's Good to Want More and How to Get It by Rachel Bridge

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2 Make room in your life for your ambition

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

Professor Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, JK Rowling

If you are serious about achieving your ultimate goal, you need to make space for it. Sounds obvious, doesn’t it, but in reality the reason why so many people fail to reach their goal is they tack it on as an afterthought. They never consciously make room for it, and so it quickly gets lost amongst all the other things going on in their lives.

When you begin a new relationship with someone, get a pet or have a baby, you have to quickly work out how they will fit into your life. It is no different with goals. You have to put it right at the ...

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