Dominick Domasky is the author of the inspirational book, Don’t Double Bread the Fish, and creator and co-author of the hit books The Unofficial Guide to Fatherhood and Go Ask Your Dad.
Dominick has been down and out, fired, cut from the team, punched in the face, and even broke. Today, Dominick is a motivational speaker, inspirational author, sales expert, and the founder of the inspiration sharing and publishing platform Motivation Champs.
In this episode, we discuss Dominick’s newest book, The Journey of a Grunt which is about the valuable lessons you can learn from any task, job, or chore. Dominick inspires us with his stories of his worst job ever, and later overcoming adversity – being $500,000 in debt, getting fired, having his house in foreclosure, and his son diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes – to becoming who he is today.
We discuss the biggest obstacle people face, and how to overcome challenges and win in your life, no matter what happens to you. If you’ve ever had a bad day, a tough job, or doubted your ability to succeed, this episode is for you!
1) Everyone is a story and something to say.
2) During those tough moments, remind yourself that you can handle it.
3) The biggest thing that prevents people from overcoming failure is that they accept it, believing that they missed their chance.
4) You are one decision away from igniting a fire inside you and moving on.
5) Whether you’re up or down, treat people good.
6) Surround yourself with winners who are the best of the best.
7) Stay the course. Persist until you succeed!
Favorite Motivation Quote
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” ~ Og Mandino
Dominick Domasky Bio
Dominick Domasky is the author of the inspirational book, Don’t Double Bread the Fish, and creator and co-author of the hit books The Unofficial Guide to Fatherhood and Go Ask Your Dad. His greatest accomplishments are his two children, and he aspires to be the best husband and father he can be. Dominick is a motivational speaker, inspirational author, sales expert, and the founder of the inspiration sharing and publishing platform Motivation Champs.
Dominick Domasky arrived at inspirational story writing and motivational speaking with a unique background. As a boy, he learned the value of hard work pulling weeds and doing odd jobs in the fields of his father’s landscape company. He took those lessons of hard work and placed them into his passions, and carried it throughout every aspect of his life from basketball to business.
The Journey of a Grunt, Dominick’s new inspirational book was not written from a pedestal, but from the trenches of digging ditches, picking up cigarette butts and overcoming countless failures. Regardless of our income, work status or lot in life we’ve all had bad days. Rather than dwell on the negative The Journey of a Grunt teaches that adversity make us stronger. The Journey of a Grunt is a positive, humorous story that takes us from adolescence to adulthood and tackles life’s teaching moments along the way. This book look is a pop culture, modern-day look into the meaning behind each job, task, and chore. Its pages will make you laugh, smile, reflect, and most of all inspire.
Go Ask Your Dad, was conceived by Dominick be a tool for fathers and caregivers to refer to in times of triumph or turbulence. Even though The Unofficial Guide to Fatherhood sold over 1000 copies and spent time as an Amazon Best Seller, Mr. Domasky knew there was still work to do.
There were still dads and families that needed help and fathers with messages of hope of hope to share. Domasky admits he is not a perfect father; so, he enlisted the help of twenty-one passionate fathers from across the globe to answer the questions of fatherhood. How do we prepare our youth to fight the drug epidemic, how do you bond with a little girl, how do we handle the issues of sexuality, bullying, athletics discipline, and more. The dads who co-author Go Ask Your Dad are all from different faiths, cultures, and upbringings and come together to create a tool that will help today’s father succeed in an ever changing world. Today’s fathers must be prepared to navigate the subjects of broken homes, teen pregnancy, social media updates, and drug addiction, but be strong enough to understand that true fatherhood is all about unconditional love and raising your children to be the best that they can be.
Dominick is not a Gold medalist or business titan, and he’ll be the first to admit he’s just a guy who has failed, been benched, suffered setbacks, lawsuits, punches to the face, and got up and brushed himself off. Dominick has no ill will of the past, but looks back and finds humor and strength. As the old saying goes, “That which does not kill us only makes us stronger!”
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