The world says: Don't push too hard. Don't dream too big. Be careful not to seem "obsessed." Play it safe, follow the plan, and let good things come to you.
But you don't listen. You know the view from the top is always worth the climb—or even better, the sprint. Sure, there's not room for everybody up there, but that's just fine with you.
If this sounds like the voice in your head when you set foot in the gym, you might be an alpha. If you are, or if you just have the alpha itch, these articles are for you. Mind, body, kitchen, weight room, and workplace—we've got all the angles covered to help you rise above the rest.