Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

032: Facebook Isn’t the Problem — You Are: Interview with Joshua Becker [Podcast]

032: Facebook Isn't the Problem — You Are: Interview with Joshua Becker [Podcast]

Facebook is an opportunity to reach people and interact with others. But it’s also a busy place with lots of people vying for your attention. Is it possible to stand out and be noticed in the Facebook crowd?

Why Pursuing Your Passion Is Not Enough (and What You Should Do Instead)

Passion

A lot of people will tell that all it takes to succeed in life is to pursue your passion. But is that always true?

There are plenty of people out there who are trying to do things they love and aren’t necessarily succeeding. So what are they missing?

The truth is that passion is only one of three characteristics you need to find your calling.

031: The Importance of Being Your True Self [Podcast]

031: The Importance of Being Your True Self [Podcast]

What do you do? It’s a common question. And it seems like the answer should be easy enough. But honestly, it doesn’t always feel simple, we often struggle with answering that very question.

The Courageous Decision to Show Your Work

The Courageous Decision to Show Your Work

The hardest decisions we face are the ones that can’t be made without you — in other words, the important stuff that often doesn’t feel urgent.

Like taking your spouse out to dinner for no reason at all. Or showing that coworker how much you appreciate her. Even deciding to hit “publish” on a blog post.

The 4 Keys to Creating Powerful Product Launches

The 4 Keys to Creating Powerful Product Launches

I’m launching a new project later this month. It’s always a scary thing, sharing some brand new creation you’ve made. What if people hate it or don’t understand it? What if they don’t see the value?