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5 Signs That Your Ambition Is Getting in Your Way

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For many, ambition is about going after what you want. The problem is, the behavior of ambition and some accompanying mindsets could actually be preventing you from actually getting what you want.

How so, you might wonder?

In typical entrepreneurial style, you want things done right. You may think it’s faster to just do it yourself rather than take the time to explain the task to someone else. Then, of course, there’s quality. In one way or another, your name is on it and you don’t want to accept anything less than perfect. So, you just do it yourself.

But if you think you have to do everything yourself — which of course you can’t— you don’t delegate and you can’t scale. You’re also missing the opportunity for innovation and expansion by not relying on others. If you think you have to do everything yourself, you are limited by your own capabilities.

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