The word “ambition” conjures up many different meanings and connotations and also raises many questions.

  • For example, is it a good thing or is it a bad thing for a person to have ambition?


  • What makes someone more ambitious than another?


  • Does being ambitious mean you have to be corrupt and lose your moral compass?

These are some of the questions I hope to address in this article. It should be noted that in my previous posts, I wrote about personality traits that impact ambition, such as motivation, self-esteem and procrastination. Ambition  gives us the drive to go after the things we really want in our lives.

Therefore, it plays an important role in our personal development. More »


” The key is in not spending time, but in investing it” Stephen R. Covey

We have only a limited amount of time to accomplish our most important goals in life.

The reason some people are more successful than others can often be traced back to how efficiently and effectively they utilize their time.

Time is one of our most precious assets and yet many of us squander it away.

Unfortunately time can never come back – once we waste it, it is gone forever.

The way in which we manage our time has a major impact on our personal development.

Benjamin Franklin, one of our country’s Founding Fathers, was one of our most accomplished individuals. He wore many hats including scientist, author, printer, politician and inventor. One of the primary reasons he was so successful was his ability to leverage time efficiently.

If we maximize how we manage our time, we can lead a very productive and fulfilling life.

Conversely, if we do not maximize how we manage our time, we can lead a life that never lives up to its potential. More »


Procrastination is something that many people struggle with their entire lives.

There is always a next day, a next week, a next month and a next year and soon it becomes too late in one’s life to succeed.

There are many reasons why people procrastinate and it is important for us to understand how to resolve this destructive behavior.

Procrastination can impede and in some cases completely destroy an individual’s ability to lead a happy and productive life.

Therefore, procrastination has a major negative impact on an individual’s personal development. More »