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Blog by Motivational and Keynote Speaker Justin Cohen


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



Quest, Inc. Book Trailer

"What is life without a quest?" Over the past few weeks you've heard alot about Quest, Inc. So what's it really about?  Watch this trailer to find out, (it's only a minute and a half long.) Quest. Inc. Book Trailer... Read More
June 4, 2012Justin


  Whenever I do a 3Talk TV interview on racism I seem to act as a magnet for white supremacists who email to regale me of the innate inferiority of black people. They seem to forget that I am a Jew ... Read More
May 17, 2012Justin


"A sale is not something you pursue; it is something that happens to you while you are immersed in serving your customer. " Anonymous We all know about the importance of service what we may not realize is that service benefits the server even more than the served. Watch this short ... Read More
May 6, 2012Justin



Can you buy a new life?

 "Can you buy a new life?" Quest, Inc. In this week’s edition: 1)    Are personal development programs a waste of money? 2)    Speaker boot camp 2/3 June in JHB with Frank Furness 3)    My brilliant web designer   Can you buy a new life?   Over ten billion ... Read More
April 17, 2012Justin



What’s your quest?

Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal. Elbert Hubbard   In this week’s edition: 1)    What’s your quest? (And how having a goal gives you a natural cocaine high) 2)    ... Read More
March 3, 2012Justin


"Who is rich? He who rejoices in his lot." The Psalms 1) How gratitude can boost your health, wealth and happiness 2) 3Talk TV interview 3) Corporate feedback As we approach the end of the year, in a tough economy, it’s easy to focus on what we don’t have. Yet paradoxically, focussing on what ... Read More
December 3, 2011Justin



The hero we don’t see

A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could. ~ Unknown   In this week’s edition:        1)    Why the man who broke the four-minute mile wasn’t the real hero.                                                           2) BigLittleStory video: the power of mentorship            3) My mentor Bob Burg interviews one of ... Read More
November 20, 2011Justin



When it’s good to gossip

 The most primitive way to try to look good is to make someone else look bad. Justin Cohen   Let's be honest most of us get a perverse satisfaction out of talking behind people's backs. It makes us feel better about ourselves. But not only do we destroy their reputation (the most valuable ... Read More
October 20, 2011Justin



The death of steve jobs

Death inspires the quest. Justin Cohen     1) The death of Steve Jobs.      2) How copper could save your life.     The death of Steve Jobs   A few weeks ago Apple briefly became the world’s most valuable company. It continues to be one of the most loved. Macs, Iphones, Ipods, and Ipads may not have changed ... Read More
October 8, 2011Justin