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Archive: December 6, 2009 - December 12, 2009

Reaching for stars

All of us became even more determined to achieve the original goal, those three stars.

By Ashok Bajaj | December 11, 2009; 9:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

Oh, the drama!

It's hard to recover from heartbreaking setbacks; but let me just say that if a football team tops your list of disappointments, then your life must be fantastic!

By Garrison Wynn | December 11, 2009; 2:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

Bouncing back better

If it's been a while since your last professional setback, you are probably coasting, which is a nice word for stagnating.

By Michael J. Berland | December 11, 2009; 2:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Open and closed doors

Success is intentional, and a dream is accomplished through persistence and painful effort.

By Celeste Owens | December 11, 2009; 1:48 PM ET | Comments (2)

Never give up

And after a few days of wallowing in my misery like a pig in mud I decided I better figure out Plan B.

By Kelly Harman | December 11, 2009; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Put on your boots

It's hard on all fronts when something fails -- but I always say you just have to pick up and put your boots on.

By Eric Schaeffer | December 11, 2009; 8:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Overcoming obstacles

My favorite writing about how to go for our dreams and what keeps us from getting there comes from novelist Paulo Coelho who describes four common obstacles we often encounter on our way to achieving our goals.

By Jeanine Cogan | December 10, 2009; 1:32 PM ET | Comments (0)

Coming close

I know what it is like to come close and have nothing to show for it -- except experience and the determination to win next time.

By Jan Scruggs | December 10, 2009; 1:14 PM ET | Comments (0)

Getting even

The trick is not avoiding failure, but rather, learning how to treat each setback as a learning experience, not a catastrophe.

By Patricia McGuire | December 10, 2009; 1:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

Not fame, fortune

We may not know exactly what Tiger did or with whom or how many times, but his own admitted "transgressions" show he wasn't happy with what he had.

By Michelle Singletary | December 8, 2009; 2:41 PM ET | Comments (4)

Paying for fame

We just expect more of people who are well-known because we secretly want them to pay a price for their fame and money.

By Garrison Wynn | December 8, 2009; 9:39 AM ET | Comments (8)

Being famous

Tell your kids that honing a talent or being willing to create your own fame takes effort.

By Garrison Wynn | December 7, 2009; 4:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

Honesty and trust

If these individuals are being dishonest with their wives and families, who should be the most important people in their lives, they can't be trusted to be honest with the public.

By Kristina Bouweiri | December 7, 2009; 3:39 PM ET | Comments (3)

People will talk

Being a public figure has its advantages and disadvantages -- one cannot divorce the two.

By Celeste Owens | December 7, 2009; 2:43 PM ET | Comments (1)

A scrutinized life

We all face temptations going through life, but successful people and role models should be aware that their lives are seen as exemplary.

By Ashok Bajaj | December 7, 2009; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (3)

A crashing icon

Tiger Woods can't have it both ways, demanding a "right to be left alone" even as he expects the cash to keep flowing his way.

By Patricia McGuire | December 7, 2009; 10:04 AM ET | Comments (5)

Costs and benefits

Tiger Woods has certainly profited from his fame, therefore I have little sympathy for the costs he simultaneously incurs from this notoriety.

By Catherine H. Tinsley | December 7, 2009; 9:43 AM ET | Comments (2)

Becoming public

These role models turned around and displayed behaviors that ran contrary to the images they themselves fostered.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | December 7, 2009; 9:36 AM ET | Comments (1)

How important?

People need to talk about subjects that really deserve our attention.

By Eric Schaeffer | December 7, 2009; 9:10 AM ET | Comments (6)

 
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