Tag: ambition

Are You Disguising Anxiety as Ambition at Work?

Are You Disguising Anxiety as Ambition at Work? By Dr. Beth Kaplan Kondonijakos, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor A good friend of mine, Justin, came to me with a problem – he had a boss that he was dying to impress…literally. Justin was killing himself in that slow death we know all too well: staying up until 2 AM every night, perfecting…

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How to Embrace a Career Detour

A temporary departure from your professional career goals doesn’t mean that all is lost. By Dorie Clark For almost every professional, there are times when your career path deviates from what you might have hoped — for instance, a layoff, reassignment, relocation, or the need to take time off for health issues or caregiving. The pandemic, of course, has compounded the…

Tory Burch Advices Women to Embrace Ambition.

Tory Burch loves the word ambition, but in the past her relationship with that word was a bit more complicated. The designer, who launched her company in 2004 by cold calling people from her kitchen table, now has an internationally recognized lifestyle brand that includes clothing, accessories, footwear and fragrances. And yet, back when she first started out as an…