It haunts us. It guides us. It motivates us.
It's called ambition.
In this practical, provocative, and proven book, Ellie Rubin shows how you can turn your raw ambition into managed success-through the 7 Rules of Ambition DiscoveryFocusBelongingMomentumBalanceMaturityBeliefAs an "ambitionist," you will learn how to differentiate between desire and skill, leverage the importance of mentors and team members, find a balanced use of time, and bounce back from failure.
Rubin emphasizes that each of us must define ambition on our own terms. She underscores this point through interviews with internationally known personalities who have made good, "big time," by following their own dreams. These personalities include Andrew Watson of Cirque du Soleil; Jim Balsillie of Research in Motion (BlackBerry); and Po Bronson, bestselling author of "What Should I Do with My Life? "
Ellie Rubin is also the author of the bestselling "Bulldog: Spirit of the New Entrepreneur." Her syndicated column "Ambition" ran in several newspapers, including the "Chicago Tribune and National Post." She is a regular television columnist on several shows, including "Three Takes and Style by Jury." Rubin is a motivational speaker for major clients, including IBM, Yale University, Microsoft, the Philip Morris Agency, TD Bank, and the American Marketing Association.