About 3,000 people attend motivational seminar in Kent at ShoWare Center

About 3,000 people attended a satellite viewing Tuesday at the ShoWare Center in Kent of the Get Motivated seminar presented live at the KeyArena in Seattle, according to ShoWare officials.

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  • Tuesday, June 7, 2011 7:07pm
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About 3,000 people attended a satellite viewing Tuesday at the ShoWare Center in Kent of the Get Motivated seminar presented live at the KeyArena in Seattle, according to ShoWare officials.

Large viewing screens were set up in the ShoWare Center to watch the presentations by an all-star lineup of guests from the political, business, sports and entertainment world. About 16,000 people attended the event at KeyArena. Tickets were $1.95 per person or $9.95 for entire offices.

The Get Motivated seminar bills itself as a way to give proven strategies to sharpen your business skills, ignite your motivation, accelerate your effectiveness and increase your income.

The seminar focused on time management, leadership, goal achievement, sales training, negotiation, finances, investing, relationships, health, spiritual success, business strategies, motivation, communication skills and more.

The lineup of speakers included comedian Bill Cosby, former first lady Laura Bush, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, Southwest Airlines CEO Howard Putnam, Forbes Inc. CEO Steve Forbes, Journalist Dan Rather, Gen. Colin Powell, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, Gen. Stanley McChrystal and self-help author Brian Tracy.

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