Our article about the origins of the will to succeed sparked a lively debate between readers who admired the people we profiled and those who believe there's more to life than fame and fortune

You provided a fascinating analysis of why and how some of us have that inner fire of ambition while others do not [Jan. 9]. Your article might drive some readers to ask, "Am I or can I be successful in my career?" Sometimes we need a push to leave what we are doing and find something that we can be more successful...

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