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Take it easy!

Growing up in Germany, I saw that the typical German had both a strong work ethic and a strong leisure ethic. What this means for me today is that I want both. In fact, it allows me to be more productive.

By Jeanine Cogan | November 30, 2010; 08:56 PM ET | Comments (0)

Growing and learning

Each time I speak, I grow my network and business contacts.

By Kristina Bouweiri | November 29, 2010; 01:07 AM ET | Comments (0)

Growing and Learning

Each time I speak, I grow my network and business contacts.

By Success Editors | November 29, 2010; 12:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

Lifting me up

During my freshman year, I got a cold and went to the student health clinic. I was treated by an elderly black physician. I had never seen a black physician, or felt that I could also become one. It was then that I knew what my life would be about.

By Cleve Francis | November 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Good, bad and ugly

My mother gave me a great gift that has come back to buoy me in times of stress and trouble ever since. Life is not always easy or fun, and when it is not, you drive on and make the most of it.

By Hile Rutledge | November 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

From misery to marching bands

I won't forget that beautiful day in the woods. Nothing in my research seemed compelling or useful. I felt uninspired and trapped. I needed a new way to contribute to the world.

By Jennifer Tucker | November 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Change is a constant

As I matured, I learned that game changers are not mere serendipity. Leaders set forces in motion that become the game changers. Good leaders develop skill in seizing the opportunities when change comes along.

By Patricia McGuire | November 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Redefine yourself

Three game-changers -- an old boyfriend, a mentor, and my husband -- forced me to redefine myself at three different crossroads.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | November 29, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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)

 
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