This is a thing about ambition: It takes a lot of personal strength to be surrounded by people who are all reaching for the same brass ring and not think that you should be reaching for it too — regardless of whether you really like brass, or rings.
It’s Okay to Not Want a Promotion
Jean Hannah Edelstein
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Same here: my current job is offering me such a big learning experience in PM and corporate stuff, but I’m attending evening courses in Graphic Design and Website creation… those skills might turn useful to my day job, but I’m enjoying it from my “other job” perspective: Poetry and Writing. The job where I can be myself and therefore I always have something relevant to say…

Perfect symbiosis :)