Envy of Ambition

Solomon says in Ecclesiastes 4.4, “I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man’s envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.”

Does all ambition come down to envy?  Can we truly not aim for success without leaving another in failure?

Steve Covey suggests an “abundance mentality;” a win-win for both parties.  There should be enough good things in this world to go around, but we all, along with Solomon, carry our doubts that this will play out.


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