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Adam Moss on His ‘Tortured Relationship With Ambition’
This week’s episode of our podcast,
The Cut on Tuesdays
the cut opinion pages
I’m Calling Hypocrisy on These ‘Good-Enough Life’ Advocates
I’m not buying it anymore!
The Ambition Collision
A generation raised to chase professional success is confronting a dead end.
Reese Witherspoon Wants to Change How We Perceive Ambitious Women
“We have to do our part to change the idea that a woman with passion and ambition is out only for herself.”
Ask Polly: How Do I Escape My Professional Envy?
Remember that the targets for your jealousy are irrelevant.
25 Famous Women on Impostor Syndrome and Self-Doubt
Natalie Portman, Lupita Nyong’o, Tavi Gevinson, and more on how they’ve learned to use it for success.
The Sanders Campaign’s Sexist New Argument: Hillary Tries Too Hard
Ambition is only a problem when it shows up in women.
I Hope I Never Get Over My Impostor Syndrome
How would I get anything done without it?
Ask Polly: Why Is Everyone Succeeding Except Me?
Put your ego aside and figure out what makes you happy.
secrets of the unambitious and successful
When You’re Megan Fox, Success Finds You
“I’ve never been an extraordinarily ambitious girl or career-oriented.”