Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen , Hudgens rose to prominence portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series, which brought her significant mainstream success. The success of the first film led to Hudgens's acquiring a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V and Identified . In addition to High School Musical, Hudgens has also appeared in various films and television series for the Disney Channel.
Kourtney Mary Kardashian is an American television personality, socialite, businesswoman and model. In 2007, she and her family were picked to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.
Srikumar S. Rao is a speaker, author, former business school professor and creator of Creativity and Personal Mastery , a course designed to affect personal transformation. He is a TED speaker, and has authored Are You Ready to Succeed: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life, which is an international best seller, and Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated and Successful – No Matter What, a best seller on Inc.'s “The Business Book Bestseller List.” He is also the creator and narrator of the audio-course The Personal Mastery Program.
Leighton Marissa Meester is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She is known mostly for her starring role as Blair Waldorf on the television series Gossip Girl . She has also appeared in the films Killer Movie , Country Strong , The Roommate , Monte Carlo , The Oranges , and The Judge . Meester made her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men .
Madeline Gail Kahn was an American actress, comedian, voice actress, and singer, known for comedic roles in films directed by Peter Bogdanovich and Mel Brooks, including What's Up, Doc? , Young Frankenstein , High Anxiety , History of the World, Part I , and her Academy Award-nominated roles in Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles .
I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true, positive self esteem by praising everything they do.Rosalind Wiseman
We were probably the last people in the country to get a VCR and we didn't have cable. There wasn't any admiration of glamour, no, 'I want to look like them or have that lifestyle', because everyone in my town had the same lifestyle. So I didn't think, 'Ooh, a movie star's birthday!' I just thought, 'What?'Christina Hendricks