self-advancement

self-advancement

n
the act or process of improving one's position, education, etc
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Oolanga was in his way a clever, unscrupulous rogue, and he felt that with things moving round him in this great household there should be opportunities of self-advancement. Being unscrupulous and stealthy--and a savage--he looked to dishonest means.
Toxic leadership (if you can even call it leadership) appears in many forms - from the narcissist who is only concerned about their own self-advancement and never seeks to develop others or solicit feedback, to the bully who is abusive and belittles people around them.
It builds the essential attributes for self-advancement and national development.
Reading builds the essential attributes for self-advancement and national development.
"You don't leave all of the political security of what are the two main parties if you're out for self-advancement. And I'm not sure what more I could do to prove that I'm not, not a careerist."
Impressionable often vulnerable young people, see opportunities for self-advancement that do not exist in conventional society.
Ever creatures of survival and self-advancement, they see the political momentum favors media-savvy Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who immediately grasped that the time was ripe for a gun-grab and that photo ops for the post-massacre blood dancing would look better in a hijab.
It is natural if opportunities for employment or self-advancement are limited, for human beings to try and find them elsewhere.
The primary purpose for the formation of a guild is to protect the members and support their individual and collective self-advancement. In the online freelance business, the challenges in these two areas are numerous and enormous, e.g., how to set fair standards on work and compensation, how to get redress for treatment by errant clients, how to get social insurance and other social protection, how to avoid a Race-to-the-Bottom competition among members and other online freelancers, how to get the government to recognize their status and get needed social and labor protection, and so on.
"Anyone or anything that may not give her what she wants or gets in the way of her social climbing self-advancement gets discarded," he told the same paper.
Anyone or anything that may not give her what she wants or gets in the way of her social-climbing self-advancement gets discarded," Morgan wrote.
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