“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” MahatmaGandhi When I talk to leaders about what differentiates their organizations the thing I hear most often is service. It reminds me of something Margaret Thatcher once said: “If you have to tell people you’re ...
July 11, 2013Justin
When I was at school we were taught that there were three keys to success: IQ, qualifications and work experience. Now we know that these might get you through the door but they won’t take you up the ladder. They’re not even always necessary to get you through ...
June 14, 2013Justin
I was recently invited to present my keynote presentation – What’s your story? - at the IBM global entrepreneur of the year awards in Cape Town. The winner of the African leg of the contest was a telecoms startup called Mode....
April 25, 2013Justin
"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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
November 23, 2012Justin
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 ...
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 ...
September 25, 2012Justin
“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 ...
September 10, 2012Justin