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Archive: August 8, 2010 - August 14, 2010

A well-traveled path

Should celebrities trade on their fame to gain political power? Actually, most politicians start out in some other line of work, and few have specific training for the work they will do in public office.

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

Fame as stepping stone

In this media age when fame often seems like an empty end in itself, it's refreshing to see someone trying to use his celebrity to bring about true change.

By Hile Rutledge | August 12, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

A time for everything

Now that I am in my 40s, I look back at how hard I worked in my 20s and know I could never work those hours again.

By Kristina Bouweiri | August 10, 2010; 5:03 PM ET | Comments (1)

Annoyingly successful

Compulsive behavior, coupled with a lack of satisfaction in their accomplishments, is the driving force that keeps many entrepeneurs' businesses growing.

By Garrison Wynn | August 9, 2010; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (0)

Risk -- and reward

Today my time is much more integrated with my life. My efforts are an extension of all that I care about. But to be fair, there is more at risk.

By Seth Kahan | August 9, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Bossing the boss

I was also not very good at being a subordinate staffer. I wanted more freedom. Landing the college presidency -- was a perfect solution. Free, at last! Well, not quite.

By Patricia McGuire | August 9, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

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