I tattooed my body so I couldn’t fall back on anything. I purposely did that so I couldn’t get a normal job and live a normal life. I did it so I had to play music (Travis Barker).

Seth Priebatsch, a startup entrepreneur, says he got rid of his social life to force himself to focus and invest all energy into making his company successful.

Although you certainly don’t have to take it this far, setting yourself on the path to success can go a long way into helping you achieve your dreams and goals.

Everyone has ambition and, more often than not, they compete with other people’s. To stand out and succeed, you can be the most talented, the luckiest, the hardest-working or the most desperate and focused. Which person are you going to be?