Let's Get Motivated

A hot road show delivers a gospel of success. But is it religion or commerce?

The band was called Allegiance, and it was playing a number with a chirpy message of personal renewal:

This is for all the lonely people, thinking that life has passed them by.

Don't give up until you drink from the silver cup

and ride that highway in the sky.

At 7 o'clock on a rainy morning in San Francisco, hundreds of people were running across the parking lots of the Cow Palace in the pursuit of happiness. This was the fourth of 41 stops scheduled so far for Success 1994, a road show featuring the best-known former cookware and computer salesmen...

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