“Ambition is a get-a-head-ache.”

—Vern McClellan, Author of Wise Words from a Wise Guy

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For much of my life, I’ve been pretty ambitious. How about you?

Examine your school years, sports, and even sibling rivalries — how much did you want to get ahead and stay ahead?

Where have your ambitions served you well?

Where have they caused you to stumble and experience pain?

Where is getting ahead of others driving your every action, and where is it driving you crazy?


How might you relieve the ache of ambition by focusing on getting ahead of yourself instead of always taking on the world?