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Get Motivated!

Recently my company allowed everyone in the Memphis office to go to the Get Motivated! Seminar that was advertised all over town. I couldn’t help myself, I was curious. It was like an all day pep rally of feel goodness. The seminar provided an interesting experience of speeches, motivation and a lot of common sense. Common sense of course, that every now and then it is good to be reminded of. Steve Forbes spoke on success and by pointing out that some of the most successful people of our time and in history were made successful not by inventing something but rather by improving upon and existing product or idea. The surprisingly funny Terry Bradshaw spoke of finding our own happiness, reminding us that each of us has our own personal problems we must deal with, but that it is our responsibility to make ourselves happy. Gratitude was a big theme of the day that and something that Bradshaw touched on by saying “everyone has someone to say thank you to”. Rudy Giuliani took the stag…