Take a Look Behind the Curtain with Joshua Coburn, Author of Inspiration on Demand

About Joshua Coburn:

Youth Speaker, Author, & 'Corporate Oddity' Joshua Coburn

Youth Speaker, Author, & 'Corporate Oddity' Joshua Coburn

Q. What are your previous occupations?
A. Body Modification Artist, Promotional Marketer, Dishwasher, Grocery Store Clerk

Q. What was your favorite job?
A. Youth Motivational Speaker & Body Modification Artist

Q. What Highschool and/or College did you attend?
A. BGM High School, School of Life

Q. Who is your favorite author?
A. Henry Rollins

Q. Who is your favorite recording artist or song?
A. Life is Beautiful by Sixx AM

Q. What is your favorite Movie or TV Show?
A. Breakfast Club & Pump Up the Volume

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Q. What’s your guilty pleasure?
A. Lana Del Rey, Hot Tea, & 80′s horror movies

Q. Who is your greatest role model?
A. A strange mish mash of Nikki Sixx, Richard Branson, Henry Rollins, & Philip Anselmo

Q. How do you define success?
A. Success, to me, is defined by a smile. If we can walk through life with a smile on our face and happiness in our hearts we are already winning.

Q. What is the secret to your success?
A. The secret to my success is not a secret at all. The secret is the determination behind the smile. If you are willing to work hard, fail often, and learn from your mistakes as many times as it takes to reach your goals success is most certainly on the horizon. Start small, keep life simple, and make lists. Follow your progress and enjoy the ride.

Q. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
A. I have a real affinity for Japan. I love the kindness in the people, the heritage in the culture, and the slant toward progress with traditional values…and the food is amazing as well.

Q. What’s your kryptonite?
A. What is my kyptonite? Probably E.L. Fudge double stuffed fudge cookies and pizza. If there were a way to bribe me to do anything, this would be the way to do it. I have a real weakness for each of those…and sushi.

Q. What historical figure do you most relate to?
A. Jesus Christ, because he lived in service to others and that is how I intend to
live our the rest of my years.

Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. Not writing enough/more

Q. What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment?
A. Speaking to thousands of students each year
and knowing I am making a connection and impact in their lives.

Q. What is your best advise to people whom look up to you and your success?
A. When someone tells you that you can’t do something, or lays doubt upon your abilities, seek prove them wrong. Anything is possible with determination and a plan…and you don’t even need a plan to get started. So start now.

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