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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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It’s one thing to choose a specific goal and go all out to achieve it. It’s another thing to assume that a single goal will satisfy all your needs—chances are, you will be seeking to achieve multiple goals simultaneously.

Look around, and chances are you’ll see the same story in a lot of places. This person has a highly lucrative career, but is bored and chafes against their “golden handcuffs”; that person has wonderful children but the nagging sense that they’re not making any mark in the wider world; this person lives a freewheeling life with many great experiences, but can’t stay anywhere long enough to find romance and feels lonely; that ...

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