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The Brian Lehrer Show

The 'Moral Vocabulary' of Millennials

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Younger listeners: did your parents raise you to succeed -- financially or in your career -- or did they emphasize a sense of morality? And did they give you a moral vocabulary?

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The Takeaway

Building The Next Generation of Female Leaders

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

As the next generation of female business leaders emerge, there needs to be models other than the traditional "renegade" and "pioneer." 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Money, Marriage, and Making It

Friday, June 06, 2014

June Carbone, professor of law, science and technology at the University of Minnesota, and co-author of Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family [Oxford] and Naomi Cahn, professor at George Washington University Law School, and co-author of the book talk about how ideas of success and stability inform marriage, partnerships, and inequality in our society -- and how those forces have changed over time.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

If I Can Make It Here

Friday, June 06, 2014

Does the song lyric have it right?  Is "making it" in New York, New York different from success elsewhere?   

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Makes a Successful Ten Year Old?

Friday, June 06, 2014

KJ Dell'Antonia, lead writer and editor on the Motherlode blog on NYTimes.com, explores the measures of success parents have for kids - is it getting good grades and excelling at sports, or cleaning up after dinner, unprompted? Is it the effort, or the achievement? Parents, can you separate your child's success from your own?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Glory Days? The Mid-Life Divide

Friday, June 06, 2014

Janet Taylor, community psychiatrist in New York City and a contributor to AARP's Life Reimagined project, talks about the challenges people face after age 50 and whether their early ideas of success have held up and how life has changed their plans along the way.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Family Meeting About Making It

Friday, June 06, 2014

A two-hour "family meeting" on the idea of success at different stages of life. How does the personal and professional balance when it comes to feeling like you've "made it"? How much does being a parent add or get in the way of your personal goals -- and how is your success reflected in your child's? And, when you're retired and looking back, what lessons do you have about what actually mattered and what didn't?

The Brian Lehrer Show

What Does It Mean to Make It?

Friday, June 06, 2014

What does it mean to you, right now, to be successful? What's your criteria at this very moment? Don't think about it too much. Just tell us the first thing you think of as we kick off this special two-hour family meeting on "Making it" and success.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Tiger Mom Amy Chua on our 'Common Values'

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Amy Chua, author of the controversial book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, says a common set of "values and beliefs, habits and practices" cut across race and culture to help kids of all backgrounds.

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Radiolab

Successful Children Who Lost A Parent — Why Are There So Many Of Them?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Writer Malcolm Gladwell calls them "eminent orphans" — an intriguingly large number of successful politicians, statesmen, poets, scientists who lost a parent when they were young. Why the pattern? Is it just coincidence? Or is it something more?

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Community

Community Voices: Farai Chideya

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Journalist Farai Chideya shares her beginnings and motivation to succeed in the news industry. Click here to watch the video interview.

You can join the conversation by sharing your comments about the interview or by letting us know who you would like us to interview next and why, as we strive to reflect the diverse voices found within the New York City and tri-state area.

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The Takeaway

Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement About 'Failing Up'

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Supreme Court fight over the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is just the latest struggle in a battle over civil rights that stretches back more than a century in this country. It's a struggle marked with many victories, big and small — and many failures along the way, too.

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The Takeaway

What Can We Learn from Psychopaths?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The next time you find yourself alone with a psychopath, Kevin Dutton says that rather than running for cover, maybe you should take notes. Dutton is the author of “The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success"

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Listen to Lucy

My first law of success: a big lucky break

Saturday, March 27, 2010

My first law of success: a big lucky break

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Studio 360

Success, Fame, Hazelwood

Saturday, October 11, 2003

This week in Studio 360, Host Kurt Andersen and the writer Lynn Hirschberg talk about success -- artistic, popular, and personal.

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Studio 360

Special Guest: Lynn Hirschberg

Saturday, October 11, 2003

Kurt Andersen and writer Lynn Hirschberg explore what it means to be an artistic success.

Lynn Hirschberg has written for Rolling Stone, New York magazine, and Vanity Fair. Since 1996, she has been a contributing writer for the New York Times magazine.

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Studio 360

Success On Her Own Terms

Saturday, October 11, 2003

For an American radio producer named Marjorie Van Halteren, a youthful hunger for celebrity landed her in a place she never imagined. From her home in France she sent us this postcard.

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Studio 360

Lee Hazlewood

Saturday, October 11, 2003

Songwriter Lee Hazlewood has had many ups and downs in his long artistic career, and lately his music has resurfaced in some unexpected places. Produced by Michael Raphael.

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Studio 360

Writer Lynn Hirschberg on Success

Saturday, October 19, 2002

Kurt Andersen and writer Lynn Hirschberg explore what it means to be an artistic success.

Hirschberg has written for Rolling Stone, New York Magazine, and Vanity Fair. Since 1996 she has been a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.

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