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Motivational Monday – Imagine Being Found in a Shoebox, Wanted by No One

Here's a great example of a man who simply doesn't allow physical limitations to define him. Emmanuel Kelly was born in war-torn Iraq.   He was left on the steps of an orphanage in a shoebox with his brother. Luckily, they were adopted and taken to Australia to be raised by a very generous woman, Moira Kelly. Check out the amazing performance in this video: [youtube width="595" height="400"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W86jlvrG54o[/youtube] I've watched that video a number of times and it resonates deeply every time I see it. So how does that performance make you feel? Feel free to leave a comment in the…
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Motivational Monday – People Are Awesome

Here's a great video that shows anything is possible.  People committed to doing what others think is too dangerous, or just plain old crazy, continue to defy the odds and prove that the seemingly impossible can be achieved. This is a really well put together video and every action packed scene is spectacular! [youtube width="500" height="400"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vo0Cazxj_yc[/youtube]   Which scene inspires you the most?  What one do you like best? Make sure and share your answer in the comments section below!
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Motivational Monday 4 – Let’s See What You Got

When you're presented with an opportunity, what do you do? Do you take your shot?  Do you sit back and think about it? [youtube width="550" height="415"]http://youtu.be/7zV6dm3VbB0[/youtube] Today is the day you can choose to bear down on the opportunities that are right in front of you. Today you can choose to pick up the phone and make the calls that have the potential to change your week, month, and year into an absolute winner. Today you can make a decision to move in the direction of heroes. Today is yours, but it's only here for today. Now is the time…
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Motivational Monday 3 – I’ll Stand By You

Memorial Day is a special time for all Americans to pause and recognize the great freedoms that we enjoy, and the sacrifice that has been made for generations to provide us with those freedoms. There has always been debate on the righteousness of force and using a strong military to exert influence throughout the world as well as protect and defend our borders and our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. One thing that has never been debated, and should never come into question, is the commitment of the individual soldiers who wake up every day with…
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Motivational Monday #2 – The AMAZING Power of Human Perfection

The AMAZING Power of Human Perfection Human performance is an amazing thing.  Seeing perfection in another person's performance gives us hope and faith that we can all be better at what we do. Check this out! [youtube width="500" height="375"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCiJkHEWZ8E[/youtube] I often find myself in awe of the people who have worked so hard and dedicated so much of their lives to bring  this level of perfect human performance.  And I get a chance to see it more often than ever because of the vast opportunity for talent to be showcased through a medium like YouTube.  Online video really has changed…
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