AMBITIOUS: eagerly desirous of achieving or obtaining success, power, wealth, a specific goal, etc.


When I was a little kid my grandmother (who was my primary care-giver for most of my childhood) used to say to me, “I want you to be ambitious.   Don’t be lazy.”    It wasn’t a negative comment; to the contrary, she was always commending me for taking initiative and undertaking feats that might well have […]

OVERBEARING: dominating or dictatorial

This shouldn’t be a long posting today.  I doubt that there are many people “out there” who can’t identify with this term, overbearing.  It has to do with someone being overwhelmingly “on top of you” in the sense of being dictatorial, relentless, and generally a pain in the neck.  Is there anybody who has never […]