Author: Jay Block

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DISCIPLINE: The Most Important Word in the English Language

Discipline is doing what you don’t want to do… in pursuit of what you want.

I’m not sure discipline can be defined any better.  If things were easy to do and you were excited about doing them, you wouldn’t need to be disciplined.  Here’s an interestingly fact:  Success, happiness, and achievement are easy !  How …

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Ideas for Promoting Your Ideas

“Sell the sizzle, not the steak,” said Elmer Wheeler.

Wheeler’s key message has always been that you have to focus on communicating the selling proposition; the primary reasons why others will want to buy your products, services, or ideas. Many people have innovative ideas for expanding and enhancing their images, reputations, businesses, or brands; but …

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Are You a Victim of Yourself

Are you getting in your own way?  Are you sabotaging your own success?  Are you knocking on your own door of achievement but refusing to open the door to let yourself in?

Meet Eric, Karen, Bill, and Deanna

“I’m not one of those people.” Eric tells me. “I’m way beyond that.  I’ve got my own …

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The Unemployment Numbers Don’t Add Up

I am a motivational author, trainer, and blogger… but when disinformation and miscommunication are released by the government to hide the truth, someone has to speak out!  The latest unemployment rate, according to the government, fell from 9.4 percent to 9.0 percent last month.  Hogwash !

Either the data is inaccurate or the government better …

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The Greatest Asset of Any Brand

The greatest asset of any brand: strategically anticipating and predicting the future

What television shows will Americans want to watch in the coming years?  What kind of fashions will people want to be wearing 3 to 5 years from now?  What kind of apps and capabilities will entice consumers to purchase Smart phones in the …