Ambition: Virtue or Vice

Has ambition become a dirty word?

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The word ambition is used a lot, especially in the U.S., where ambition is considered a very desirable trait. These days we’re bombarded with ambition. “Hustle culture” has everyone chasing their dream jobs, optimizing their workflow, building multiple “streams” of “passive” income, and optimizing every last ounce of their daily routines to achieve maximum…

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Katherine Demby

Katherine Demby

Freelance writer and artist. I write about art, small business, wellness, and much more. https://soupseason.substack.com