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Product Description: Learn how to harness the positive, motivating power of ambition--and avoid its dark side--to succeed at what God has called you to do.

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9780800795672 | Chosen Books Pub Co, October 1, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Learn how to harness the positive, motivating power of ambition--and avoid its dark side--to succeed at what God has called you to do.

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Product Description: Southgate draws on ideas within history, philosophy, literature, psychology, and theology to explore two traditions: contentment with our situation as it is, and the aspiration to transcend it. He discusses the possibility of escape from intellectual constraints, and advocates a positive 'duty of discontent', and its implications...read more

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9780230354593, titled "Contentment in Contention:: Acceptance Versus Aspiration" | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Southgate draws on ideas within history, philosophy, literature, psychology, and theology to explore two traditions: contentment with our situation as it is, and the aspiration to transcend it.

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Product Description: Many think of ambition as nothing more than the drive for personal honor or fame. As a result, ambition―the God-implanted drive to improve, produce, develop, and create―is neglected and well on its way to paralysis.For some, dreams are numbed...read more
By C. J. Mahaney (foreword by)

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9781433514913 | Crossway Books, April 14, 2010, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Many think of ambition as nothing more than the drive for personal honor or fame.

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Product Description: In the wise and often witty Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose, Brian Mahan considers the question of how it is possible to create a meaningful spiritual life while living in a culture that measures us by what we have rather than who we are...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780787956332 | 1 edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, January 22, 2002), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In the wise and often witty Forgetting Ourselves on Purpose, Brian Mahan considers the question of how it is possible to create a meaningful spiritual life while living in a culture that measures us by what we have rather than who we are.

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Product Description: Personal aspirations constitute an important element of a successful way of life. These include the decisions of the individuals regarding things important for them in life and the actions the individuals are willing to accomplish in order to reach the important goals...read more

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9781608766208 | Nova Science Pub Inc, March 30, 2010, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Personal aspirations constitute an important element of a successful way of life.

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Product Description: The Case for Greatness is a spirited look at political ambition, good and bad, with particular attention to honorable ambition. Robert Faulkner contends that too many modern accounts of leadership slight such things as determination to excel, good judgment, justice, and a sense of honor—the very qualities that distinguish the truly great...read more

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9780300123937 | Yale Univ Pr, January 28, 2008, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Case for Greatness is a spirited look at political ambition, good and bad, with particular attention to honorable ambition.

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Outlines strategies for becoming financially and professionally successful without compromising one's beliefs, making recommendations for the daily practice of six truths, including 'willingness,' 'quiet time,' 'service to others,' 'love and forgiveness,' and 'gratitude.' Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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9780399153020 | Putnam Pub Group, November 3, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Outlines strategies for becoming successful without compromising one's beliefs, making recommendations for the daily practice of six truths including 'willingness,' 'quiet time,' 'service to others,' 'love and forgiveness,' and 'gratitude.

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9780399532887 | Reprint edition (J P Tarcher, November 7, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Outlines strategies for becoming financially and professionally successful without compromising one's beliefs, making recommendations for the daily practice of six truths, including 'willingness,' 'quiet time,' 'service to others,' 'love and forgiveness,' and 'gratitude.

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Product Description: This book explores the interpretation of politicians' career goals. Members seek to win repeated reelection, in the U.S. House of Representatives and political scientists have assumed that reelection motivates politicians everywhere...read more

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9780521816717 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book explores the interpretation of politicians' career goals.

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9780521030625 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 2, 2006, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This book explores the interpretation of politicians' career goals.

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Drawing on wisdom acquired from the playgrounds of the author's youth, a motivational speaker and founder of The Katalyst Consultancy explains how readers can accomplish their maximum potential through the power of creativity and passion, using seven simple rules that range from 'Commit to it' to 'Maximize the day.'

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9781933060026 | Espn Books, September 30, 2005, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Drawing on wisdom acquired from the playgrounds of the author's youth, a motivational speaker and founder of The Katalyst Consultancy explains how readers can accomplish their maximum potential through the power of creativity and passion, using seven simple rules that range from 'Commit to it' to 'Maximize the day.

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The influential expert on constitutional law and author of Faces at the Bottom of the Well offers thought-provoking reflections on integrity and success, in a series of meditations that challenge readers to confront questions of faith, courage, inspiration, ambition, personal relationships, and the quest to succeed at any price. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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9781582342054 | 1 edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 1, 2002), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Offers reflections on integrity and success in a series of meditations that challenge readers to confront questions of faith, courage, inspiration, ambition, personal relationships, and the quest to succeed at any price.

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9781582343037 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 1, 2003), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The influential expert on constitutional law and author of Faces at the Bottom of the Well offers thought-provoking reflections on integrity and success, in a series of meditations that challenge readers to confront questions of faith, courage, inspiration, ambition, personal relationships, and the quest to succeed at any price.
9780747560364 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 4, 2002, cover price $17.35 | About this edition: Demonstrates that it is possible to attain success and not compromise our values by practising what the author describes as Ethical Ambition.

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Who will you have to become to succeed? Most of us fear we must compromise our integrity to get ahead in life. This text demonstrates that it is possible to attain success without compromising our values, so long as we redefine what we mean by success and make ethics central to it.

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9780747557210 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 4, 2002, cover price $27.60 | About this edition: Who will you have to become to succeed?

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Product Description: An exploration of the powerful role of anxiety, ambition, and envy in shaping both our individual lives and society as a whole.At the heart of the human experience lies anxiety caused by the realization that the world is unknown, forever eluding our control...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780262134057 | Mit Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: An exploration of the powerful role of anxiety, ambition, and envy in shaping both our individual lives and society as a whole.

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The author of the New York Times bestseller Legends, Lies, and Cherished Myths of American History explores the ambition that drove America's presidents to the White House and its impact on the office itself. Reprint.

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9780060930547 | Perennial, February 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Reveals how presidents throughout history have used their ambition to gain political power and maintain support during major national scandals, conflicts, and foreign affairs.

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The author of the New York Times best-seller, Legends, Lies, and Cherished Myths of American History, explores the ambition that drove America's presidents to the White House and its impact on the office itself. 30,000 first printing. Tour. (view table of contents)

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9780060183738 | Harpercollins, January 1, 1999, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Explores the ambition that drove America's presidents to the White House and its impact on the office itself

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Product Description: The drive to excel. The need to achieve. The desire to compete. These are concerns that face every pastor, but rarely are these issues discussed openly. Pastors, like other professionals, are human beings who have a need to achieve...read more

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9780687301447 | Abingdon Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The drive to excel.

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Product Description: How do politicians decide whether or not to run for Congress? Using extensive interviews and analyses of district data and opinion polls from New York's 30th Congressional District during the elections of 1984 and 1986, Linda Fowler and Robert McClure assess the personal and contextual factors that motivate some individuals to enter a House race and induce others to remain on the sidelines...read more

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9780300044058 | Yale Univ Pr, April 1, 1989, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: How do politicians decide whether or not to run for Congress?

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9780300049015 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, September 10, 1990), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: How do politicians decide whether or not to run for Congress?

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Product Description: "Ambition is not what it used to be," writes Joseph Epstein. The desire to get ahead no longer evokes the same admiration it once did―indeed, modern novelists seem hardly able to deal with ambition without a sneer. But is ambition necessarily synonymous with ruthless, narrow self-interest? Or, as Mr...read more

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9780929587189 | Reprint edition (Ivan R Dee, October 1, 1989), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "Ambition is not what it used to be," writes Joseph Epstein.

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Looks at the problems caused by undisciplined, self-directed, or misdirected ambition, and shows how ambition coupled with a commitment to Christ can result in personal growth

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9780664245306 | Westminster John Knox Pr, October 1, 1984, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Looks at the problems caused by undisciplined, self-directed, or misdirected ambition, and shows how ambition coupled with a commitment to Christ can result in personal growth

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