Articles by Marie Speed
David Foster's lifelong passion is creating the soundtrack of our lives.
November 29, 2012
David Foster is the man behind mega-hits performed by some of the greatest singers of our time. The winner of 15 Grammys and
an Emmy strives to top himself with every project—and to inspire greatness in others, too.Read More
How John O'Hurley embraced the entrepreneurial spirit of his most popular character
November 16, 2012
How actor John O'Hurley embraced the entrepreneurial spirit of his most popular character
Actor John O'Hurley shares his advice for life. In an urban sombrero.
November 13, 2012
Actor John O'Hurley shares his advice for life. In an urban sombrero.Read More
The former NFL star's game plan is to wipe out cystic fibrosis, a disease that afflicts his son and thousands of other young Americans
September 17, 2012
The former NFL quarterback has a great family and busy post-football career. He also channels his legendary energy into fundraising for cystic fibrosis, a deadly disease that afflicts his son.
Embracing an ordinary life may have had more to do with Blythe Danner's enduring success than all the accolades she's garnered as an actor.
March 13, 2012
Actress Blythe Danner never set out to have "an illustrious career." Family was always her priority-- and she considers herself lucky to have both.
But, it helps to have mentors, supportive parents - and maybe even a witch in your corner.
November 7, 2011
Kristin Chenoweth's never forgotten her Oklahoma roots and the people who encouraged her to shoot for the stars.Read More
Dissecting the author’s prolific literary works
September 19, 2011
Dissecting the author’s prolific literary worksRead More
Maya Angelou’s greatest accomplishment may be in living a life that has inspired others to dream, push forward and prevail.
September 7, 2011
Maya Angelou has been called the voice of our time, inspiring us to dream, push forward and prevail.
Donna Karan revolutionized the fashion industry by doing what any smart businessperson would do— focusing on the customer.
September 6, 2011
Donna Karan revolutionized fashion by focusing on the customer. She's still shaking things up—focusing today on making a difference for others.
Bob Woodruff sought a career that mattered. After surviving a bomb attack while reporting in Iraq, the TV journalist gained new insights and a renewed sense of purpose.
April 7, 2011
Journalist Bob Woodruff wanted to do work that mattered. After recovering from injuries suffered in an Iraqi bomb blast, the work matters even more.Read More