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Blog by Motivational and Keynote Speaker Justin Cohen


"Everyone lives by selling something." Robert Louis Stevenson  DOUBLE YOUR SALES IN 5 MINUTES I know, it sounds like one of those huckster claims from a snake oil salesman but judge for yourself: A study at Wharton Business school shows that listening to certain kinds ... Read More
April 2, 2013Justin


A few years ago, Oscar Pistorius and I spoke at the same conference in Cape Town. At just 23, I found him warm, down to earth and wise beyond his years. One of the reasons I haven’t been able to get this incident out of my head is not because ... Read More
February 22, 2013Justin


Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together." Vincent Van Gogh  At 12am, 1st January 2013, in a bout of alcohol induced euphoria you may have resolved to turn your life around. Perhaps today you find that you did – 360°, right back ... Read More
January 11, 2013Justin


“Some people are so poor all they have is money.”Anonymous Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the United States. What a great reason for a holiday, but if you really want to raise your life satisfaction, every day ... Read More
November 23, 2012Justin



3Talk 1-Hour TV Special

3Talk, SABC 3's top-rated TV talk show will be doing a one hour special on Justin Cohen and his books on Tuesday, the 13th of November at 4.30pm. If you’re looking for inspiration, a way to achieve your goals or raise your happiness, don’t miss it! Then on ... Read More
November 7, 2012Justin


To launch my new author page on Facebook I’m giving away multiple copies of both Quest, Inc. and all seven CD’s in my Life Coach Audiobook series! To enter all you need to do is like the new Facebook page. Click here to enter: a ... Read More
September 25, 2012Justin



The World’s Greatest Salesman

“Timid salesmen have skinny kids.” -Zig Ziglar I often hear people say, “I’m just not a salesman.” The truth is that the moment we get out the womb and start crying we’re selling our mother silence in exchange for some milk and soothing. A sale is simply an exchange. Success as ... Read More
September 10, 2012Justin


I was in Colorado the week James Holmes walked into an Aurora movie theatre, showing The Dark Night Rises and allegedly murdered 12 and injured 58 people with an assault rifle. With hair dyed red he apparently modeled himself on ... Read More
July 31, 2012Justin


  I jetted into New York last week just in time for Independence Day. Presidential elections are four months away and the press has been filled with handwringing articles about America’s place in the world. With China catching up to the world’s biggest economy and critical indicators like exports, education and health in ... Read More
July 8, 2012Justin


We have the art of storytelling in order not to die of life." Nietzsche In One thousand and one nights the narrator, Scheherazade, is about to be killed by the king of Persia. That’s what he’s done to all his previous wives—a thousand to be exact. Like most villains deep ... Read More
June 18, 2012Justin