While ambition can sometimes be viewed as ruthless, in the workplace, it can be
the drive and motivation for achieving great success. Showing a strong desire and
determination to succeed and continually enhancing professional credentials can
increase financial compensation and access to promotions.
To desire achievement or distinction, whether that be power, fame or wealth can
be perceived as selfish, or greed and excessive, but these elements also reduce
focus to the pursuit of an individual's goal. The willingness to strive and work
hard for its attainment is what turns hope and ambition into action and