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

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10 Get out there and make it happen

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

Theodore Roosevelt

I always love the bit in James Bond films where Q briefs him on all the gadgets he is going to use in his mission: the exploding pen, the watch fitted with a laser beam cutter, the ring containing a miniature camera. Then Q hands him the briefcase and wishes him luck as James Bond says goodbye to Miss Moneypenny and heads out to deal with the baddies and make everything right again.

The good news is that you too have reached the really exciting bit of your mission to achieve your ultimate goal. You’ve made a plan, done your research and fine-tuned your skills. Now it’s time to put it all into action. Remember when you were finally allowed to ...

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