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Success is an idol when success becomes an obsession. You may get to the top of the ladder of success, only to discover you’re on the wrong ladder. Success is an idol that can consume you. Many business people are driven. They become workaholics. Doctors in Japan have found a significant connection between high job stress and high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. An example is the corporate "fight song" of one Japanese Pharmaceutical firm titled, "Can you fight 24 hours for your corporation?"