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The stupid paradox of career ambition no one talks about

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The stupid paradox of career ambition no one talks about is the fact that climbing the ladder leads to a place few rave about. All you have to do is watch and listen. Of course, there are exceptions to nearly every rule.

With more money, we buy bigger things, versus investing in passive income streams. With more responsibility, we are medicated and distracted from our health, relationships, and the things that bring us joy.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five different sites.

2 replies on “The stupid paradox of career ambition no one talks about”

Patty, yes, gentle reminders. As gentle as a casual conversation (yesterday) with a neighbor about how challenging it is to live a life rooted in foundational, common-sense basics.

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