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Archive: notoriety vs. success

Being famous

Tell your kids that honing a talent or being willing to create your own fame takes effort.

By Garrison Wynn | December 7, 2009; 04:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

False idols

Continuing this discourse just gives them and people like them further incentive to engage in acts of this kind.

By Michael J. Berland | December 4, 2009; 03:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

A lesson in reality

The lesson here is that if you want to be in the limelight and seek attention, you have to be transparent in everything that you do.

By Kristina Bouweiri | December 4, 2009; 03:26 PM ET | Comments (1)

A lacking legacy

It appears that success at any cost is the motto; a legacy we should not want to leave for the next generation.

By Celeste Owens | December 3, 2009; 01:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

Fame as destroyer

Success comes from having a sense of ethics and living by them.

By Jeanine Cogan | December 3, 2009; 12:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

What really matters

I hope that, in spite of the slim attention true achievement sometimes garners, children realize what really matters.

By Jan Scruggs | December 3, 2009; 12:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

To what end?

Our society tends to foster celebrity status and fame as a measure of success.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | December 3, 2009; 11:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Slipping in

Rather than focusing on the gate crashers, talk about the legitimate guest list and why people of achievement were invited to the White House.

By Patricia McGuire | December 3, 2009; 11:24 AM ET | Comments (0)

Learn and laugh

I wouldn't want to be known as "those people who crashed a White House state dinner," but some people will go to any length to get attention.

By Misti Burmeister | December 3, 2009; 11:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

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