Money and Ambition

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“How ambitious are you?” I asked.

That’s one of my favorite coaching topics. Talking about a client’s ambition exposes a potential Catch-22 of social expectation and censure. On the one hand, it can seem somehow unseemly (for women, particularly) to be ambitious. At the same time, there is all kinds of pressure to be financially successful.

My client squirmed, caught in the Catch-22… (Read the rest of the story at The Seattle Times.)