Chapter 3. Ambition Addiction

—Bill Reihl (Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide)

At a young age, Bill Reihl learned something that is the whole point of this book: Whether or not you work for yourself, the drive and leadership of entrepreneurs can be applied to a career in the corporate world. Entrepreneurs are driven by a lot of things, and one of the biggest drives is ambition. And Bill freely admits to having an ambition addiction: “Instead of thinking of being a millionaire, I set achievable goals, enjoy the triumph of reaching them, feed off them, and set new ones.”

Classically hip, light-hearted, and adaptable to any occasion, Bill is a fantastic example for this book; he didn’t envision starting his own business, but he did dream of extraordinary ...

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