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James Ward

National Channel Manager, Citrix Systems

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What motivates you?

Take away all the bills, the mortgage payments, the kids college funds etc.

I want to know what compells us to drive forward each day. What inspires us to get out of bed in the morning and do what we do?

What internal thing do some of us have that others do not. Why do some succeed where others fail, and why do some of those who fail keep trying until they succeed. What compels each of us to achieve dreams and face fears while others accept mediocrity and fate as the status quo?

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    Jun 19 2011: I think that just wanting to live my life is what motivates me, times might not be so good now but I'm sure better times lay in store for me. Just living each day to the fullest or at least trying to do that drives me forward.
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      Jun 19 2011: Koen,
      I think the BEST of times are ahead of you. Although the journey you are on may not be comfortable at this point, you are an insightful young person, with much to offer the world:>)

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