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Reaching for stars

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

By Ashok Bajaj | December 11, 2009; 09:06 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; 02:58 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; 02:57 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; 01:48 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; 01:10 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; 08:51 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; 01:32 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; 01:14 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; 01:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

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