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Archive: May 23, 2010 - May 29, 2010

Honed or hyped?

Honing your skills is a good idea, but you never know when the opportunity for the big time will show up. We do know, however, that it often shows up only once.

By Garrison Wynn | May 27, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

The key to success

In order to be a master of anything, you must practice for the sake of practicing itself, rather than wanting to achieve a particular end-point.

By Jeanine Cogan | May 27, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

The tortoise or the hare?

Some might say that the notion of 'success coming too fast' is a moot point in this age of instant fame and recognition. You are noticed and thrown in to the limelight.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | May 27, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Baby faces

Twenty years into my job as a college president, I may be wiser and more prudent. I'm also somewhat less creative.

By Patricia McGuire | May 26, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Outsiders are 'in'

In New York City, Mike Bloomberg brought in new ideas from outside that cut across party lines and was willing to do what it took to achieve results.

By Michael J. Berland | May 24, 2010; 4:45 PM ET | Comments (1)

Pick your outsiders carefully

Let's face it: Politicians are not getting any better these days. Mostly you wind up with someone who did whatever it took to get elected.

By Garrison Wynn | May 24, 2010; 11:43 AM ET | Comments (4)

A primal scream

Voters seem disgusted with the status quo and seem to be reaching for straws. Unfortunately, their choices are disjointed and unfocused, a primal scream of distrust.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | May 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Mad as hell

Voters felt let down when Obama didn't end the wars, stop terrorism, fix the economy, restart the housing boom, ensure full employment, and stop NBC from canceling Law & Order.

By Patricia McGuire | May 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Power to the people

People want someone with a new spirit who will actually try to get things done rather than play a political game. Our politics have become too political.

By Eric Schaeffer | May 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

The proper blend

Just as a baseball team needs both veterans and rookies, Congress also needs a blend of seasoned veterans and creative upstarts to make things balanced.

By Cleve Francis | May 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Out with the old

There's a general sense of floating anger and an anti-incumbent mood. It's a great time to be an upstart politician calling for 'change.'

By Jan Scruggs | May 23, 2010; 11:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

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