On Success Panelists

Archive: December 12, 2010 - December 18, 2010

The best motivator

I think that the drive to succeed is much greater and stronger if a person comes from humble beginnings.

By Kristina Bouweiri | December 13, 2010; 4:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

The dream lives on

Why do some people from families with many financial advantages end up accomplishing so little, while those who have no advantages end up doing so well?

By Jan Scruggs | December 13, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Underdogs on top

I suspect that whether or not they became superstars, Paul McCartney, Merle Haggard and Jerry Herman would be composing and singing; Oprah Winfrey would be entertaining; and Bill T. Jones would be choreographing someone's movements.

By Allison Miner | December 13, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Passion and practice

When I see a successful person, I see three interwoven factors: talent, experience, and circumstance.

By Jennifer Tucker | December 13, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Seize the moment!

In this grim era, we need exceptional models of startling achievement, such as the Kennedy Center honorees, to remind us of the possibilities. We will only find triumph again by believing we really can do it.

By Patricia McGuire | December 13, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

A winning combo

Let's take a closer look at Scarlett O'Hara. She is tenacious, scheming, politically savvy, forceful, smart, and flamboyant. She possesses an inner force that continuously drives her forward.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | December 13, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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