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Archive: March 28, 2010 - April 3, 2010

Palin pixie dust

In the short run, I think Palin can help McCain. But in the long run, Palin might be the best tool the Democrats have for winning.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | April 1, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (10)

A factor in 2010 races

Palin knows exactly what to say to bring a crowd to its feet. She also has the extraordinary ability to make her critics' blood boil over. She's a real factor in this year's elections.

By Jan Scruggs | April 1, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (6)

Queen bee

The irony is that Sarah Palin's most authentic persona is her inner feminist, a woman who craves a position of real power.

By Patricia McGuire | April 1, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (4)

Effective mentorship

Many effective mentor/protégé relationships evolve to a point where the protégé surpasses in knowledge or ability that of the former mentor.

By Hile Rutledge | April 1, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (8)

The talented and terrible

According to most research, the key ingredient to the drive for excellence is a nice, disturbing dose of compulsive behavior.

By Garrison Wynn | March 31, 2010; 5:15 PM ET | Comments (1)

It's all about leadership

If athletes, or others, are "stupid, oblivious or arrogant," it's because they lack strong leadership.

By Misti Burmeister | March 29, 2010; 7:13 PM ET | Comments (2)

Nothing But Adolescents

Feeling entitled, believing that "normal" rules don't apply -- such is the arrogance of large fame and great fortune acquired too young and with inadequate moral grounding.

By Patricia McGuire | March 29, 2010; 3:15 PM ET | Comments (5)

Drunken success

Arenas did not "get off easier" than Joe Everyman. He had a clean record, and no one was hurt.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | March 29, 2010; 11:24 AM ET | Comments (4)

No accidents

The good news about the Arenas situation is that at least there is some dialogue with NBA players about the huge inadvisability of illegally carrying firearms and the financial consequences of doing so.

By Jan Scruggs | March 28, 2010; 8:41 PM ET | Comments (2)

Overly entitled

When someone is exceptionally capable in one of these high-profile, high-earning, high-visibility professions, the entire world often turns into enablers for the celebrities, making it even easier for them to develop a sense of entitlement.

By Nell Minow | March 28, 2010; 8:28 PM ET | Comments (1)

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