Ryan Holiday and Steven Pressfield (author of “The War of Art,” “Do The Work,” “The Virtues of War,” and many other books) sit down to discuss the curse of ambition. Ambition is a double-edged sword that can take us to great heights, but also cause us to push ourselves until we are miserable. Why was it that Alexander the Great was unable to stop expanding his Empire, even at great cost to himself and others? How do we make sure ambition doesn’t end destroying everything we have worked for?
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