September 2

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Robert Shapiro 1942

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“There’s two types of justice that we deal with in America: There’s moral justice and there’s legal justice,” Shapiro says.

Robert Shapiro gave his first on-camera interview in decades to Megyn Kelly on Tuesday night, and with that spotlight, he revealed what O.J. Simpson whispered to him when acquitted of double homicide in 1995.

“You told me this would be the result from the beginning. You were right,” Simpson told Shapiro, the lawyer says.

Robert Shapiro is a remarkable man. Many people know him as the Founder of LegalZoom; others know him as OJ Simpson’s criminal defense lawyer; others for his more recent work as a corporate lawyer on the civil side representing the Rock Star energy drink company and Steve Wynn of Vegas fame, and still others for his remarkable charity work to raise drug and alcohol dependency awareness. Of course, his work on the OJ Simpson case made him internationally famous.

Be curious – ask questions. People like to talk about themselves and their achievements.  When I asked Robert about the LegalZoom transaction, he lit up and really became engaged.

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*Use Robert Shapiro’s to establish your business name and protect your intellectual property. Also take the advice to be curious and ask people about themselves.


Selma Hayek 1966 – activate muscles all day long

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“I came here and I didn’t speak English, I didn’t have a green card, I didn’t know I had to have an agent, I couldn’t drive, I was dyslexic,” Hayek said. “I hadn’t had to do anything on my own in Mexico.”

But just a year of perseverance, Hayek starred in her first film, Mi Vida Loca. She’s since had a successful career in Hollywood, most notably for her Academy Award nomination for her performance as the title role in Frida.

‘I don’t exercise… I just hold my body in a way that activates muscles all day long,’

*Activate your muscles all day today. This may be something you’ll want to keep doing beyond Selma Hayek’s birthday. Watch her in Frida as motivation to trim your eyebrows.


Frank Laubach 1884

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Frank was an Evangelical Christian missionary to Muslims in the Philippines and lived from 1884 to 1970. His prayer life led to millions of illiterate people around the world learning to read through his innovative methods of teaching people to read.

The World Literacy Foundation is always on the lookout for creative and motivated individuals to join our team of passionate volunteers!

If you think you have the skills and dedication to contribute to our mission of promoting and funding global literacy and education, join us and gain invaluable skills with a leading organization within the not-for-profit and education sectors.

H*ere is another opportunity to donate time instead of money for a worthy cause.


Harvey Levin 1950

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He was short, smart, and savvy, and spent his childhood observing his father, who owned a liquor store, attempting to avoid selling booze to kids with fake IDs, while the cops indiscriminately chose when to prosecute and when to look the other way. According to this confidant, this experience would motivate and structure Levin’s career, as he worked to expose the hypocrisy of those in power, whether they be the police, celebrities, or the various apparatuses that supported and sheltered them. He received a B.A. from UC Santa Barbara and a J.D. from University of Chicago, passing the California bar in 1975.

*Think of events from your childhood. Which event could motivate and structure your career.


Keanu Reeves 1964 –watch The Matrix

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Despite his dyslexia, Reeves still reads and recites Shakespeare today to calm himself. He has performed iconic plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing. Dyslexia might slow him down while working with Shakespeare, but Reeves never let that stop him from partaking in performances and even award-winning motion pictures.

The Matrix — that humans live in a world that’s an illusion, manipulated by forces beyond our control

*Watch The Matrix to determine if you are living in a dream world or not.


Keanu Reeves set out to make a custom motorcycle for himself in 2007. When he tested the final creation, he was inspired to turn this passion project into a business. Learn how Squarespace teamed up with Keanu to bring his dream to life with a website.

*Between legalzoom and squarespace, there are no excuses after today.


Terry Bradshaw 1948 – blue cheese chips

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He was named 1999’s Man of the Year by the Big Sisters of America, 2000’s Father of the Year by the National Father’s Day Council, and in 2002 he became the NFL’s first player to receive a Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

*Snack on Terry Bradshaw’s blue cheese chips while watching The Matrix, or if you’re a Steelers fan like me, while watching highlights of Bradshaw’s 4 MVP Super Bowl Championships. Go Steelers!

SNUB – Mark Harmon


September 1

Look for the * for today’s advice.



Rocky Marciano 1923

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Rocky Marciano was born Rocco Francis Marchegiano, on September 1, 1923, in Brockton, Massachusetts. During his career, Marciano held the heavyweight boxing title for four years in the 1950s, and he is the only boxing champion to ever retire undefeated.

There are many of life’s lessons that can be taken from someone like Rocky Marciano such as dedication, focus and courage but if a study of his life and achievements shows anything it is that an unshakable will to win can enable anyone to fulfill their destiny regardless of what obstacles are put in front of them.

*9 months into this and hopefully by now you have an unshakable will to win and you’ll be able to fulfill your destiny regardless of what obstacles are placed in front of you. Be like Rocky Marciano and go undefeated today.


Zendaya 1996 –go dancing

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“A feminist is a person who believes in the power of women as much as they believe in the power of anyone else. It’s equality, it’s fairness, and I think it’s a great thing to be a part of.”

Her biggest fitness tip to fans is to find something that is fun to do. For her, that’s dancing and doing fight choreography so that’s how she gets her exercise.

*Take a dance class today or better yet, take your sweetie dancing tonight.


Phil McGraw 1950

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The authentic self is the you that can be found at your absolute core. It is the part of you not defined by your job, function or role. It is the composite of all your skills, talents and wisdom. It is all of the things that are uniquely yours and need expression, rather than what you believe you are supposed to be and do.

The term talent refers to an inborn and the special ability of a person to do something. A skill is an expertise, which is acquired by the person by learning. Talent is God gifted ability, whereas Skill is an ability in which you put your time and efforts to develop.

Wisdom is one of those qualities difficult to define—because it encompasses so much—but which people generally recognize when they encounter it. And it is encountered most obviously in the realm of decision-making. Psychologists tend to agree that wisdom involves an integration of knowledge, experience, and deep understanding that incorporates tolerance for the uncertainties of life as well as its ups and downs. There’s an awareness of how things play out over time, and it confers a sense of balance. It can be acquired only through experience, but by itself, experience does not automatically confer wisdom.

*Write down your skills, your talents, and your wisdom. This is who you are. Your job is not what or who you are. Express who you are and stop worrying about who you should be.


Barry Gibb 1946

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”Goldman, Sachs put my kids’ trusts in the stock market when I specifically asked them not to,” he said. ”That broke the bond of trust. I decided I had to get my stuff out of there.” He has never been much of a fan of the stock market, he said, believing that real estate and bonds gave him more security.

*Look into investing in bonds today – they may keep you Stayin Alive. Listen to the Bee Gees for motivation.


Gloria Estefan 1957

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On December 3, 2017, the Kennedy Center held its 40th annual national celebration of the arts – The Kennedy Center Honors. The 2017 recipient is Cuban American singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan.

*Listen to Gloria Estefan – turn the beat around – the rhythm is going to get you – tonight.


Padma Lakshmi 1970 – Chicken Korma

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“Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi has penned an essay in which she says she was raped at 16 and remained silent about it.

Lakshmi wrote that she and the man “were intimate to a point, but he knew that I was a virgin and that I was unsure of when I would be ready to have sex.”

“Afterward, he said, ‘I thought it would hurt less if you were asleep,’ “Lakshmi wrote. “Then he drove me home.”

*Enjoy Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi’s chicken korma while listening to a dinnertime mix of Gloria Estefan and the Bee Gees.

SNUB – Lily Tomlin

Review –

  • Have an unshakable will to win
  • Go dancing
  • Write down your skills, your talent, and your wisdom
  • Invest in bonds
  • Listen to Gloria Estefan
  • Make chicken korma