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Focus and passion

When we focus on doing our best in whatever we strive to do, success will find its way to us.

By Misti Burmeister | February 25, 2010; 12:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

Often, it's all relative

Patrick Kennedy is doing what he wants and I think that makes more sense than just doing what people think you are supposed to do.

By Garrison Wynn | February 18, 2010; 07:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Creating momentum

When one person achieves goals or lives a dream, it creates the space and contributes to the momentum for other people to do the same.

By Jeanine Cogan | November 10, 2009; 10:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Inviting ourselves to the party

Success does breed success and it's up to us to create or find a way to get involved in the conversations that push us to reach our potential.

By Misti Burmeister | November 6, 2009; 05:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Learning leads to improvement

Continuous learners of organizations turn around and provide a journeyman culture within their teams. They learn together, fail together, and succeed together.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | November 6, 2009; 02:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

Building on strength, name recognition

A successful organization can draw better talent when the existing members are strong because it has name recognition.

By Ashok Bajaj | November 6, 2009; 01:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Finding your right role

The best teams in sports, in business and in creative fields all have people who are in the right roles for them.

By Michael J. Berland | November 6, 2009; 10:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Take the case of Michael Jordan

Organizations, in business and sports, can help develop good raw talent into great teams but it requires a long-term philosophy, patience, leadership and a structured program that can turn good individual players into a great team.

By Raul J. Fernandez | November 6, 2009; 10:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Rocky Bleier: Success begets success

Rocky Bleier is someone who believed so strongly in his own success that it became a self-fulfilling prophecy. Success gives us all confidence that we can struggle and succeed again

By Jan Scruggs | November 5, 2009; 06:13 PM ET | Comments (0)

You are your reputation

The interesting thing about reputations is that once they are formed they tend toward "stickiness." We do not readily or easily update our former impressions of others.

By Catherine H. Tinsley | November 5, 2009; 04:09 PM ET | Comments (0)

Motivation, qualities and company

Reasons that success breeds success include being motivated by achievement and being in the company of other achievers.

By Fred Malek | November 5, 2009; 03:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Through the glass ceiling

My success depends on my ability to figure out how to get through that glass ceiling to be part of the action on the other side.

By Patricia McGuire | November 5, 2009; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Drawn to each other

Organizations such as the New York Yankees with reputations for success are looking for the brightest and best. It's not by happenstance that one ends up with such an organization.

By Celeste Owens | November 5, 2009; 11:20 AM ET | Comments (2)

Get involved, create a network

I believe you are the average of the 10 people you spend the most time with. If those 10 people are successful, you will be successful. I've found through time that you are only as good as your network.

By Kristina Bouweiri | November 5, 2009; 11:08 AM ET | Comments (0)

Setting the bar high

Setting the bar high gives me something to reach for -- and that makes me want to perform better.

By Michelle Singletary | November 5, 2009; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (3)

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