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Archive: squandering success

The talented and terrible

According to most research, the key ingredient to the drive for excellence is a nice, disturbing dose of compulsive behavior.

By Garrison Wynn | March 31, 2010; 05:15 PM ET | Comments (1)

It's all about leadership

If athletes, or others, are "stupid, oblivious or arrogant," it's because they lack strong leadership.

By Misti Burmeister | March 29, 2010; 07:13 PM ET | Comments (2)

Nothing But Adolescents

Feeling entitled, believing that "normal" rules don't apply -- such is the arrogance of large fame and great fortune acquired too young and with inadequate moral grounding.

By Patricia McGuire | March 29, 2010; 03:15 PM ET | Comments (5)

Drunken success

Arenas did not "get off easier" than Joe Everyman. He had a clean record, and no one was hurt.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | March 29, 2010; 11:24 AM ET | Comments (4)

No accidents

The good news about the Arenas situation is that at least there is some dialogue with NBA players about the huge inadvisability of illegally carrying firearms and the financial consequences of doing so.

By Jan Scruggs | March 28, 2010; 08:41 PM ET | Comments (2)

Overly entitled

When someone is exceptionally capable in one of these high-profile, high-earning, high-visibility professions, the entire world often turns into enablers for the celebrities, making it even easier for them to develop a sense of entitlement.

By Nell Minow | March 28, 2010; 08:28 PM ET | Comments (1)

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