I was thinking about Henry Ford’s statement the other day, “If you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” Whether you’re wanting to write a book, or start that blog, if you put your mind to it, you’ll succeed at it. If you think you’ll fail, you will.

Question: What is your biggest regret in not following through? Leave a comment by clicking here!

104: How to stay focused when you have no motivation.

Peeling back the layers of Self Doubt!

Work-life balance feels like a dream to some and the myth to others. We have all these great ideas, but when push comes to shove we don’t feel we have the strength to get it done.

In today’s episode, I want to peel back the layers of Self Doubt and help us create the life that we want. But it’s going to take sitting down creating a plan and pressing on to tomorrow.

Listen to episode: (0:31:25)

103: 7 Steps on Starting Your Blog Today!

Blow up your blog the right way!

We know the terms blog and blogger. Have you ever wondered if you could create a blog people would read? Or maybe this question, How do I blog? What does it take to create a successful blog?

Over the past few years, blogging has become my life. I live for it. I believe the content I create helps leaders and writers find their voice and succeed in life. Helping others develop their writing and blogging skills is where my passion lies. But how do you blog? What is it, and how do you begin?

Listen to episode: (0:31:25)

102: What is Email Marketing and Should I Care?

4 How-to Steps to setting up Email Marketing.

Email! It’s everywhere and everyone has one. It’s not the new kid on the block and it seems like you should focus all your attention on Social Media. But what if I told you, the money is in the list?

In today’s episode, we’re talking about email marketing, the dos, the don’ts and what you need to get started. If you’re writing a book, starting a blog, or wanting to make money online, you need an email list. This list will be your gold card and each person on your list becomes your most loyal follower.

Listen to episode: (0:33:00)

101: Does Fear Stop You From Pursuing your Dreams?

Pressing Through When You Want to Give Up!

Have you felt the desire to quit, throw in the towel, and give up on your dream? The fear of failure is a powerful emotion that keeps us from pressing forward into tomorrow. What’s worse, we don’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.

In today’s episode, I want to take you on a journey of my own fear of failure. I hope my story will help you take that fear and turn it into your personal superpower. Faith and fear are two sides of the same coin, and how we leverage them both can determine success or failure.

100: What I’ve learned in 100 episodes of The J. B. Sisam Show!

Celebrating 100 episodes!

I’m so excited to celebrate 100 episodes of The J. B. Sisam Show! The last two years have been fun, difficult, and full of change.

In today’s episode, I share the story of how this show began, what I’m planning for the future, and the top 10 most listened to episodes to date. Get ready because we’re about to celebrate 100 episodes of this podcast.

099: The Writers Healthy Balanced Life You Want!

Bringing our lives back in sync!

Originally published on 04/16/2009 as a special article on this blog. I have significantly changed this article for today’s podcast episode. If you’d like to read the original, click here.

People have been on a health kick for some time.  We see on TV all kinds of ways one can lose weight fast.  Take this pill, drink this potion and if you don’t see a significant notice in your weight loss in two weeks get a total refund and keep the steak knives as our free gift for ordering.

Getting in Sync with your Writing

In today’s episode, I’m talking about living a healthy, balanced life. It doesn’t matter what we’re writing or doing in our lives if anything is out of sync inside us, we will not be effective as communicators of the message God’s given us.

Listen to episode: (0:37:54)

098: How to start your blog the right way.

4 Questions to answer before you begin.

Blogging is a fun way to communicate with the world what God has placed on your heart. But I’ve talked to so many people who look at this world of blogging and give up before they even begin.

how to blog

In today’s episode, I’m going to walk you through how to determine what your blog should be about and who you should be writing for. I”m also going to give you my secret sauce to creating a purpose statement for your blog so you can market the right way.

Listen to episode: (0:48:20)

097: 5 Questions Most New Bloggers Struggle With.

Making your life stupid easy!

You’ve just started your blog, but what’s next? Running a blog seems daunting and frustrating when everyone says you need to focus on SEO or have that media kit. What are these things and are the necessary? And what about setting up a theme without spending a lot of money?

blogger questions answered

In today’s episode, we’re answering 5 of the most common questions new bloggers struggle with. I plan to tackle these common questions and break down their answers into bite sized chunks you can understand.

Listen to episode: (0:41:43)

096: 5 ways to narrow your focus and find your voice.

Commit to creation valuable, life-changing content.

The vast majority of bloggers out there write whatever comes to mind. It doesn’t matter the topic. The successful bloggers are focused, have products, and know their audience.

focus, voice, convertkit, products

In today’s episode, were talking about defining our niche and discovering our purpose for our blog. We’ll also dive into tasking and begin to focus on crafting our first product for sale.

Listen to episode: (0:41:08)