Why You Shouldn't Be Too Ambitious

ambition at work
ambition at work

In an age of job insecurity, does ambition even pay off? Indeed, the wealth gap shows that even if you get a job, your wage is likely to have little mobility. (This chart, "You Have Nothing To Lose But Your Gains," provided by Mother Jones, shows that the average income of the top 1 percent has grown 240 percent since 1979, while the national average has remained stagnant.)