AS OUR EDITORS greeted guests at our booth the opening afternoon of this year's Motivation Show, a couple of people commented about how packed the aisles were. “You know,” another said, “the aisles were so crowded it took me longer to get to the booth.” Was this just our location, in the midst of several heavy-partying hotel companies? Or a nonscientific sign of a business rebound?
According to show organizer Hall-Erickson, it was the latter. Total buyer registration for the sh