There is no higher praise we can give people than to say they have good character. But what really, does this mean? What makes this quality so essential to achieving personal success and fulfillment? More important, how can we build our own character and live more satisfying lives? Reflecting society's diversity, the contributing authors in this unique collection of essays speak from various cultural and professional backgrounds to share their observations on living with integrity, honesty, and compassion. From Dan Rather of CBS, to author Arianna Huffington and sports commentator Jim Naber, the contributors explore how character and ethics shape our destinies. Their stories will inspire listeners to explore character as a means of building better personal lives and a better world. Contributors include: Warren Bennis, Stephen L. Carter, Stephen R. Covey, Alan M. Dershowitz, Wayne Dosick, Susan Estrich, Richard and Linda Eyre, Arianna Huffington, Michael S. Josephson, Dan Rather, Laura Schlessinger, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, and Marianne Williamson.