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Ambition


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A woman without ambition had better content herself with learning a trade. A good mechanic is fairly sure of three dollars a day, and fifty-two weeks' employment in the year. The mechanic does not have many worries. She does not have notes to meet at the bank. She does not have to face the ingratitude of employes and petty jealousies, for she has no employee working for her.

She lays down her tools when the bell rings and goes home to her family. Her ambition is to have a good place to sleep, plenty to eat, money enough to buy clothing for her family and to send her children to school, and extra spending money enough over her fixed charges to allow her to take her family to the circus when it comes to town.

Ambition makes women strive to get ahead. Ambition cultivates taking chances.

Nearly every woman is a gambler. Some of you will be shocked at this statement, yet upon careful analysis nearly every move a successful business woman makes is a gamble. She is betting that she will take in more money than she lays out on a new plan. The woman with ambition is a gambler. The woman who learns a trade and does not strive to increase her earnings is not a gambler.

We pride ourselves on our ability to buy cheaply, because the cheaper we can buy the greater our earnings will be and the less our gamble.

Any woman with two hands and ordinary health can earn a livelihood, but the ambitious woman wants to make a name for herself and to make a successful business, so she works harder than she would do if her problem were only the obtaining of money enough to buy the things necessary to her existence.

The moment a woman loses ambition, her progress, so far as business advancement is concerned, ceases.

Nearly every successful business today is successful because proprietors, in the infancy of the business, were filled with ambition which made them work hard.

We are all familiar with the successful business woman who loses her ambition. It is an absolute certainty that as soon as a woman loses ambition her business falls off, unless she makes it an object to take care of the ambitious young women in her employ, so that they may keep up the pace of progress she established.


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The average Indian in Canada makes much less than our national average a year. Metis had the highest median income at nearly $28,000, followed by the Inuit with just less than $25,000 and First Nations people with a median income of approximately $19,000 in 2005.



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Col. Wm. C. Hunter, Dollars and Sense, 1906, Gender Adjusted: Feminine

Poise, Efficiency, Peace


Thought-habit, will become fixed on Faith or Fear, and the result is good or bad, accordingly.

If your thought is fixed on Faith, in the greater meaning, you are invincible. If it is fixed on Fear, or its elder child, Worry, you stand helpless, weak, conquered and miserable.

If I can, by suggestion, logic, example, proof, reason or humor get your thought habit fixed on Faith, coach you to the understanding that will give you Poise, Efficiency, Peace, then I have done a thing well worth while.

To that end, and with that purpose, I dedicate my services and this book to each of you who read it.

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