BREAKING NEWS! NAACP IMAGE AWARDS NOMINATION
We hope you’ll join us in congratulating international author, speaker, businessman and Philly hometown hero, Jim Smith, Jr., who has been honored with a nomination in the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards for THE NO EXCUSE GUIDE TO SUCCESS! Nominated in the category of Instructional Literature, it’s clear that the No Excuse Guide’s message of taking responsibility for our own success by living life without excuses has had an indelible JIMPACT on the NAACP’s nomination committee. With the NAACP’s focus on honoring “artists and activists who use their craft to share positive images of our culture,” Jim Smith, Jr. fits right in with fellow nominees from throughout entertainment and literature, including Denzel Washington, Tyler Perry, Halle Berry and Morgan Freeman.
FIND OUT MORE: Get complete details on the 2013 NAACP Image Awards Nomination
NEW! LIVE VICARIOUSLY: Read Jim’s daily blog updates live from Awards Season in Hollywood
THE NO EXCUSE GUIDE BOOK TOUR
Below you’ll find a current list of each of the upcoming stops on Jim’s 2013 city-to-city book signing tour. Bring your copy of the book, buy a copy here, or buy a copy there at the signing!
Curious where Jim appeared in 2012?
Check out our No Excuse Guide Book Tour Archive of 2012 Appearances.
- Jan 15-16 – Long Island, NY:
NY Bank Corp
- Jan 15 – Long Island, NY:
ASTD Long Island Chapter
- Jan 17 – Philadelphia, PA:
St. Joe’s College
- Jan 22 – Baltimore, MD:
Enoch Pratt Free Library
- Jan 23-24 – King of Prussia, PA:
- Jan 29-30 - Sarasota, FL:
- Feb 1 – Los Angeles, CA:
NAACP Image Awards
- Mar 1 – Philadelphia, PA:
- Mar 13 – Princeton, NJ: ASTD Mid Atlantic NJ
- Mar 18-20 – Denver, CO: AIMCO
- Mar 23 – San Antonio, TX: Daryl Flood
- Mar 25 – Landsdale, PA: Telerx
- Mar 28 – Philadelphia, PA: Saint Joseph’s Univeristy
- Apr 14 – Long Island, NY: Luitpold
- Apr 20 – Philadelphia, PA: Jumpstart
- Apr 23-24 – Philadelphia, PA: JIMPACT BOOT CAMP
- May 6-11 – Black Town, Australia: Simpson Strong Tie
- May 14 – Philadelphia, PA: ASTD Philadelphia
- May 18-20 – Dallas, TX: ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition
- May 25 – Philadelphia, PA: No Excuses Public Session
- Jun 1 – Philadelphia, PA: APTA
- Jun 12 – Long Island, NY: Luitpold
- Jun 19-21 – Denver, CO: AIMCO
- Jun 25 – Galloway, NJ: Stockton College: Rotary Group Presentation
- Jul 11 – Philadelphia, PA: Jim Smith Jr. International Official Philly Launch Party:
CLICK HERE TO RSVP TODAY
- Jul 25 – Norfolk, VA: Sentara Healthcare
- Jul 27 – Philadelphia, PA: 2013 National Urban League Conference
- Jul 17-18 – Philadelphia, PA: JIMPACT BOOT CAMP – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
- Jul 27-30 – Philadelphia, PA: National Speakers Association Convention
- Aug 12 – New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers MBA Class
- Aug 20-22 – Stockton, CA: Simpson Strong-Tie
- Sep 18 – Puerto Rico: ASTD-SHRM Puerto Rico
- Sep 19 – Villanova, PA: Cube Smart
- Sep 24 – San Diego, CA: ASTD San Diego
- Oct 1-2 – Philadelphia, PA: JIMPACT BOOT CAMP – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
- Oct 17 – Chester, PA: Widener University Student & Alumni Networking Event
- Oct 27 – Philadelphia, PA: NSA Philadelphia Chapter
- Nov 21 – New York, NY: MetroPlus
- Dec 4-5 – Philadelphia, PA: JIMPACT BOOT CAMP – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Don’t see your city on the list? Send us a message and request a visit! And please check back often, as we’ll update the tour dates to reflect each new city as it is added to Jim’s tour.
RADIO, TV & PODCAST APPEARANCES
We invite you to tune in as Jim Smith, Jr. makes radio and television appearances and is featured as a guest host on podcasts as part of the media blitz in support of the release of his new book, THE NO EXCUSE GUIDE TO SUCCESS.
Click the links below on the day of each show to enjoy streaming the interviews live online. Many stations also have archives, if you missed a show when it originally aired live. Check back often as we will continue to add new dates. Note: All times listed are Eastern time.
Tune in just once and you’ll agree that Jim was born to be broadcast!
2012 RADIO & PODCAST APPEARANCES:
- Jun 26 @ 8:00am WOCM-FM Ocean 98.1: Morning Show in Ocean City, MD
- Jun 26 @ 8:00pm BlogTalk Radio: Positively Incorrect with Scott Cluthe
- Jun 29 @ 9:30am WISR Pittsburgh: The Dave Malarkey Show, Pittsburgh, PA
- Jul 2 @ 10:00am KCMN-AM: Live with Tron in the Morning, Colorado Springs, CO
- Jul 4 @ 11:15am America’s Radio News Network: Live with Stoney Brown Show
- Jul 6 @ 6:48am USA Radio Network: Live with Daybreak USA
- Jul 6 @ 8:10am WICH-AM: Live with Old New England, New London/Norwich, CT
- Jul 6 @ 8:22am WBSM-AM: Live with Pete Braley & Company, Providence, RI
- Jul 6 @ 9:25am KPNW-AM Eugene: Live with Morning Wake Up Call, Eugene, OR
- Jul 6 @ 10:05am WOCA-AM Ocala: Live with Larry Whitler Show, Ocala, FL
- Jul 6 @ 2:00pm Lite FM, Wild 95, and 98.7 The Beach: The Mike Fitzgerald Show, Palm Beach, FL
- Jul 18 @ 9:40am WLW-AM: The Jim Scott Show, Cincinnati, OH
- Jul 20 @ 9:30am WISR-AM: The Dave Malarkey Show, Pittsburgh, PA
- Aug 20 @ 2:00pm LATalkRadio.com: Live with Answers for the Family, Los Angeles, CA
- Aug 23 @ 8:35am WACK-AM: Live with Morning Show, Rochester NY
- Sep 12 @ 9:00pm BlogTalk Radio: Live with Aleksander Danilov Show
- Jan 2 @ 8:30am Fox29Philly: Good Day Morning Show, Philadelphia, PA
LISTEN AT YOUR LEISURE
Click Here to Listen: Jim talks with Scott Cluthe of Blog Talk Radio.
Click Here to Listen: Jim talks with Allen Cardoza of Answers 4 the Family.
Click Here to Listen: Jim’s interview on everydayRADIO of Blog Talk Radio.
WATCH ON-AIR APPEARANCES
Click Here to Watch: Jim’s January 2nd “New Year, New You” appearance on Fox29Philly’s Good Day Morning Show.
IN THE NEWS & REVIEWS
As coverage keeps rolling in, we’ll continue to add links to new book reviews, interviews and mentions that appear in print and online, so stay tuned!
- 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards Nomination: The NAACP’s nomination committee has clearly joined the No Excuse Revolution, honoring The No Excuse Guide to Success with a nomination in the category of Instructional Literature.
- BlackAmericaWeb.com: Jim is interviewed on taking responsibility as the best strategy for success, identifies accountability as the best way to avoid the blame game, and provides coping mechanisms for anything life throws your way in the article, “No Excuses: Author Jim Smith Gives You A Path to Greatness.”
- The Globe And Mail: The Canadian publication excerpted 10 tips from The No Excuse Guide to Success in their article, “Want to be successful? Stop making excuses.”
- Investors.com: Jim is quoted on the importance of taking personal responsibility throughout the article, “Own Choices, Don’t Bail Out Others To Boost The Team,” from the website powered by Investor’s Business Daily.
- Fast Company: Jim’s article ”9 Steps To Finally Shutting Up And Learning To Listen,” excerpted practical life lessons from The No Excuse Guide to Success, appearing on their website and in the August 2012 issue of the print magazine, available on newsstands.
- Black Refer: The largest online resource for locating black websites has featured the book on their literature “Book Refer” section.