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Archive: physical appearance

Height doesn't matter

I cannot think of an occupation outside of sports -- or perhaps a circus act -- that would impacted by a person's height.

By Tamara Darvish | January 7, 2010; 11:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

The wrong horse

If you want your children to get ahead, teach them to listen and understand the needs of those they are serving, anticipate challenges and take them on proactively,

By Seth Kahan | January 5, 2010; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

The long and short of it

If you feel challenged by your height, take heart: There is hope, and well as plenty of role models for success.

By Jan Scruggs | January 4, 2010; 04:53 PM ET | Comments (3)

Take it easy on kids

My whole family played soccer. None of my kids play soccer. They didn't like it. What is a mom to do? I refuse to force them to play a sport they don't like.

By Kristina Bouweiri | January 4, 2010; 04:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

The long view

While the tall, beautiful people have an initial advantage that allows them the first shot, success does not happen in the first shot.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | January 4, 2010; 12:11 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's all good

What's great about working in the theater is that anything goes. People dress with personality. It shows who we are as artists and people.

By Eric Schaeffer | January 3, 2010; 11:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Mindless prejudice

People make unspoken decisions about others all the time that are based on height, weight, skin color and gender. And let's be honest: There usually are no repercussions so long as they don't leave a paper trail.

By Patricia McGuire | January 3, 2010; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (1)

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