Destined for Purpose

Why you can fulfill your dreams and live a life of no regrets.

Everyone who has ever lived or died had a purpose to fulfill. Everyone has dreams of the future and regrets of the past. But it’s how we live our life that determines our purpose for tomorrow.

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When I look or walk through a grave yard I see one thing; countless untold stories, unwritten books, unsung songs, new ideas that have never been formed, or adventures never taken. It breaks my heart when someone doesn’t live to the full potential that God has placed within their lives.

5 Distraction-Crushing Ways to Get More Done in Less Time.

The Huffington Post
September 21, 2016
Click the above link to read the article.

Hello friends,

I’m so excited to be sharing with everyone, my first Huffington Post article. I had it published on Wednesday.

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Our lives are filled with distractions. They keep us from remaining focused on everything we have to accomplish. Distractions come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and without the proper tools, they’ll take over our daily productivity.

In this article I tackle how we can become more productive by eliminating those pesky distractions. Give it a read, share with your friends. I believe this article will help you accomplish more as you write and as you lead.

Warmly,

Jason Sisam

070: Why You Should Consider Self-Publishing Your Next Book. [Podcast]

3 Self-Publishing Options Available Today!

When it comes to self-publishing, people tend to freeze or panic. They will either take the easy route, or give up on publishing their book altogether. And in today’s market publishing is easier, cheaper and faster than ever before, and more people are choosing self-publishing than traditional.

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In today’s episode, I’ll be exploring self-publishing, why you should and how you should go about it. In the sea of self-publishing companies, who do you trust, and how much should you spend. We’ll also discuss my journey of self-publishing and the plans I have for the future.

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5 Ways to Harness Your Fear of Writing.

Acknowledge your fears without giving them power.

Everyone encounters fear at one point in their life, or another. But when it comes to writing, fear can hold you back from making a difference in someone’s life.

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Writing gives us a chance to face our problems head on. That proverbial blank page, idea or desire to write, but not wanting to step into the unknown can be debilitating. There’s nothing wrong with fear. It’s neither good or bad. One thing for sure, we can harness it and succeed.

069: Writing Efficiently with Evernote. [Podcast]

5 Reasons I use Evernote for all my Blogging

As a writer and blogger I have to be selective of the tools I use to conduct my business. With sermons, a podcast, this blog and books I need a tool that will help me get the job done. Yet, sometimes tools simply get in the way and out of control.

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In today’s episode I want give you 5 reasons I have switched to using Evernote for all my blogging. I knew I needed an app that would change how I write. Basically, I just wanted to write my posts whenever and where ever. With Word it’s not easy. With DeskPM it’s impossible and Scrivener again, impossible.

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7 Reasons Why you should Write your Book this Year.

Embracing the mantra... "Nobody lives forever."

Most people think about writing a book. Few ever accomplish it. But if you’ve never written a book, I encourage you to get yours written today.

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For years I wanted to write a book and become a famous author. While I may not be famous, I have written two books; Divine Providence, Grace and a short ebook. These books have opened doors for me that I never thought possible.

068: To Post or Not to Post that is the Question. [Podcast]

Learning to live a life of holiness.

Facebook, Twitter and you name it social media is all the rage. People feel empowered to share what they want, when they want. But is that how we should be living our lives?

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In today’s episode, we’ll be looking at the dangers of posting what we want, versus lifting people up. As leaders, our job is to encourage and empower people to succeed in life. If you truly want to have a voice that people will listen to, you can’t post what you want.

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3 Reasons why we procrastinate and how to overcome it.

Giving Procrastination the boot.

There is one thing that plagues everyone; that one thing is procrastination. There isn’t a problem with it until it stops you from being productive. And everyone knows productivity is the king of getting more done in less time.

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Think about your next big project. It has to get done, but you simply don’t want to use your resources on it at this moment. It’s fine to procrastinate every once and a while. But a problem arises when we realize we now have to kill ourselves to accomplish that project on time. 

ENCORE EPISODE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO START PODCASTING.

4 Steps to getting your podcast up and running.

The J. B. Sisam Show is on a hiatus this week. But as promised last week, we’re talking about the next step after we’ve prepared our life-plan. So, I combed through my previous episodes and found one of the most popular episodes of 2016. I hope you enjoy this listener favorite.

Do you have a message on your heart that the world needs to hear? There’s one way to make that happen, and you can start today for cheap. That one thing, podcasting. Whether you’re an author, pastor or entrepreneur, podcasting is right for you. You don’t have to have a large audience to start, you can begin today.

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In this encore episode, I unpack how easy it is to begin your very own podcast show. It’s not as expensive as you think, and in light of episode 67 now that we have our life plan in place, we can help others succeed in theirs–and podcasting is one great way to make that happen.

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4 Steps to Crafting an Organized Blog Post.

Taking your blog from average to awesome!

As a writer, I have to be conscious about my thoughts before I begin to write. If you don’t have a clear idea of what you’re going to write, your post will sink without a ripple. Some writers I’ve talked to think you don’t need to, just write and it will be okay.

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For some bloggers, it’s difficult to categorize, or even tag. I know this is something that I’ve struggled with over the years. Maybe you’re saying with each post,  I don’t know what tag or category to place this post in.