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January 10, 2023

What's Your Life Plan? Balancing Dreams and Reality – #MTtalk Roundup

"I have personally gone off track at times due to a lack of awareness in the moment and because my distractions have been stronger than my intentions."

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September 3, 2019

Ambition -- Friend or Enemy? – #MTtalk Roundup

A healthy dose of ambition can help you to succeed in your career, but how much ambition is “healthy”?

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November 6, 2017

How Ambitious Should You Be?

Picture the scene: you have a job that you love, working for a great company. But, this has been your life for the past five years. Surely you need to be more ambitious? Perhaps now is the right time to be moving "onward and upward"? So, your boss recommends you for a manager role, which […]

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October 6, 2016

Goal Setting: Don't Lose Motivation!

When we set ourselves a goal, we usually do so in a flush of enthusiasm and optimism. It can be a New Year's resolution to get that beach body for the summer holidays, or a determination to finally achieve that long-held career ambition. But, a few months later, we're guiltily brushing cookie crumbs from our still […]

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December 14, 2015

How Real Are Your Limitations?

Imagine losing your sight at the age of 14. That happened to Patricia Walsh and, understandably, it threw her into a pit of despair. "I had always been ambitious when I was very young," she recounts in our Expert Interview podcast. "All the stories anyone tells of me as a child were [of me] never […]

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