A Teenager Taught Me the Most Important Lesson I've Learned This Year Are you going the extra mile to achieve your goals?

By Greg Rollett

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Don't just do the things you're expected to do. Go above and beyond.

It's a simple mentality to understand, but hard to pull off in practice. It's tempting to clock out at 5 p.m. every day. Tempting to go home and relax. But, the person who works 9 to 5 typically isn't the sort who gets the raise. It's not the person who gets ahead in life.

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett explains how he learned this lesson from teenage entrepreneur Caleb Maddix.

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Greg Rollett

Founder of Ambitious.com

Greg Rollett is an Emmy Award-winning producer, bestselling author and media expert who works with experts, thought leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world. He utilizes the power of new media, direct response and personality-driven marketing to attract more clients and to create more freedom in the businesses and lives of his clients.

Rollett is the founder of Ambitious.com, a leading online education platform for entrepreneurs and is the host of the online TV show, The Ambitious Life. Rollett has also hosted numerous TV shows including the reality show Ambitious Adventures, where Rollett traveled the country in search of today's best young entrepreneurs making a significant impact in their community.

He has co-authored bestselling books with Jack Canfield, Dan Kennedy, Brian Tracy, Tom Hopkins, James Malinchak, Robert Allen, Ryan Lee and many other leading experts from around the world.

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