Dominick Domasky is a loving father, devoted husband, and a cold calling, door knocking insurance salesman by day. He started writing his first motivational book in 2005, which is now waiting for a final release date, and is due out this spring. The book is titled “Don’t Double Bread the Fish” and is a collection of humorous and touching stories about failure, persistence, and finding success.
Although Mr.Domasky started writing “Don’t Double Bread the Fish” in 2005, his tale begins long before that. He grew up pulling weeds, picking up cigarette butts, and doing all the odd jobs for the family landscape company. There he learned the value of hard work and that success wasn’t easily achieved or earned over night. Dominick carried those early lessons throughout his life from algebra to sales, and bench warming to business ownership. The only problem was he failed, over and over.
That being said, “Don’t Double Bread the Fish” is a story about letting No Failure Define You and never giving up. When Dominick began writing this book he was in financial ruins. The business he and his wife had invested everything in failed and left them with nearly a half million dollars in debt. While Dominick was trying to begin a new career and new chapter of his life he still bared the open wounds of the past. Each time it seemed like a fresh start was near, Dominick was reminded of that early lesson, success wasn’t easily achieved. For every step forward there were three steps backwards, from being hunted by the law to countless lawsuits. When Dominick and his wife Liz were able to finally bask in the glow of her new pregnancy after years and years of trying the IRS and creditors were calling demanding more. For every joy, another setback!
And now from the author himself:
I always asked myself, “How could a guy with my resume of stench like mine write a book about success?” I wrote for years and years, but I couldn’t answer that question. Then it hit me like a brick. I had always been searching for success, but Who Defines Success? What I learned is YOU DO! After years of setbacks, getting butter wiped in my hair, being punched in the face, getting cut from the team, weeding in the snow, filing bankruptcy, I learned No Failure Will Ever Define You (which is also chapter 39).
My dad bought me a book by Og Mandino when I was thirteen and paid me one hundred dollars to read it. My dad believed in its message so much he was willing to pay my sister and me a hundred beans at the chance the message might soak in. At the time I read the book just to pocket the hundred bucks, but guess what; A little seed was planted in me which dominated that book, my life and now Don’t Double Bread the Fish; that message is I must persist until I succeed.
I started writing my goals in a tiny notebook when management at my first sales job encouraged it. From that first day forward I continued to write my goals. Then soon after I begin to write about the people I had met and the lessons I had learned along the way all in that tiny notebook. For years I’d pull off the road to write a quick thought or sometimes even risk bodily harm to scribble an idea I deemed interesting while navigating the Pennsylvania highways. Then one late night I decided my notebooks weren’t good enough. I began transferring my thoughts letter by letter and line by line into my home computer. Being that I’m the worst typist in the world and not a writer by trade, the process to write the story I wanted to tell the world took years. Laughter, skepticism, and disbelief were just a normal part of the journey when I began to tell my family and friends I was writing a book. They laughed and I wrote. They doubted and I believed in me. The more they doubted the closer I got, the closer I got the more I believed in me.
Eventually after nearly seven years of working on my baby, “Don’t Double Bread the Fish” I was ready to share it with the world. I believed in myself and I found a publisher Motivational Press that does too. They’re a motivational publisher that’s supports their authors and I’m a guy who has shoveled a lot of ditches and believes he has something to say. I have a positive message I need to share and Motivational Press knows how to get it out to the world.
Keep your eyes peeled because “Don’t Double Bread the Fish” will be hitting book stores, clubs and the internet soon.” But before signing off, more important than looking for my book, if that’s meant to be it will happen; Remember this No Failure Will Ever Define You!”
Dominick Domasky can be found daily on Twitter @domd1000 tweeting messages of hope, persistence, and inspiration.
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