Category: Blog Posts

Blog by Motivational and Keynote Speaker Justin Cohen

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Aug2014
My mother is a bit of a health nut. When we were growing up we weren’t allowed sugar. Except at parties. I’d generally treat those like a Roman orgy. I’d eat until I vomited and if no one was looking I’d start again. ... Read More
August 14, 2014Justin

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Aug2014
"History is fast becoming Herstory." Justin Cohen WHY I’M THINKING OF HAVING A SEX CHANGE As we celebrate women’s day this month in South Africa I found myself wondering what all the fuss was about. Women aren’t another species, like the ... Read More
August 7, 2014Justin

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Jul2014
Transcript of video When I was a kid I heard about the power of visualization. What I wanted more than anything was a tape-to-tape cassette recorder So I visualized it until I was blue in the face.  And then it magically appeared. ... Read More
July 30, 2014Justin

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Jul2014

Can You Catch Obesity?

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  Can you catch obesity? (Transcript) I remember the first time I saw a friend wearing skinny jeans. To be honest I thought they were ridiculous. And yet within a few years I had caught the skinny jeans virus. Many of us catch ... Read More
July 24, 2014Justin

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Jul2014

How To Stop Being Negative

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I have a confession. I’ve been teaching and practicing positivity for fifteen years but sometimes I feel like a grumpy fart has taken residence in my head. You know that grouch in your head that’s always griping about something? And so this week ... Read More
July 16, 2014Justin

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Jul2014
Can't watch videos at the office, read the transcript below. The Human Experiment: Episode 2 - Predict If You Will Divorce Imagine there was a test that could predict if you were going to get divorced. There is and it's 94% ... Read More
July 14, 2014Justin

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Jul2014
  Can't watch the video? Read the transcript below: The Human Experiment: Episode 1 Imagine you won the lottery! Happy? Actually if you're like most people, six months after your win, you're no happier than ... Read More
July 7, 2014Justin

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Jul2014

The Human Experiment

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Every week on The human experiment I share a brilliant scientific study that could change your life. You’ve won the lottery! Happy? Actually if you’re like most people, months after your win, you’re no happier than you were before. Yet a University of California study ... Read More
July 2, 2014Justin

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May2014

7 Myths About Success

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In 1979 researchers asked Harvard MBA graduates about their goals. 84% had no specific goals, 13% had goals but they weren’t committed to paper. Just 3% had clear, written goals with plans to achieve them. In 1989, the reviewers interviewed them again and found that the 3% who ... Read More
May 20, 2014Justin

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Apr2014
“Stories are the single most powerful weapon in a leader’s arsenal.” ―Howard Gardner, Harvard University For many years I have been extolling the power of story. I even wrote a book on the subject: The Astonishing Power ... Read More
April 5, 2014Justin