Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

117: How You Can Change the World in Your Sleep with Jeremy Cowart

117: All Things Are Possible with Jeremy Cowart

“I can’t do this.” “I’m not good enough.” “I’ll never be a success.” These lies plagued Jeremy Cowart with despair and hopelessness for years. Despite struggling in school, being fired from jobs, and even being told to pursue a different career, Jeremy continued to pursue his calling as an artist. So, how did he overcome these limiting beliefs to become a world-renowned photographer?

What’s Really Happening When You Get Writer’s Block (and How to Overcome It)

What’s Really Happening When You Get Writer’s Block (and How to Overcome It)

Writer’s block isn’t what you think. It’s not a medical condition afflicting writers everywhere. It’s not a disease preventing you from doing your best work. And it’s not a virus that takes control of the creative process, rendering you useless.

116: Why Writers Need to Build a Professional Network to Succeed

116: Why Writers Need to Build a Professional Network to Succeed

Your success as a writer is not solely dependent upon your ability to write. If you believe this, then you might be missing out on one of the most important pieces to succeeding: community.

How to Get Your Writing Done Every Day: The Three-Bucket System

How to Get Your Writing Done Every Day: The Three-Bucket System

Most writers struggle with getting their writing done for one surprising reason. They think writing is a one-step process, when in fact, it’s a three-step process.

115: Why You Need to Stop Trying to Write the Perfect Book with Shauna Niequist

Destroying the Myth of the Perfect Story with Shauna Niequist

This week on The Portfolio Life, Shauna Niequist and I talk about her latest book, Present Over Perfect, and how she learned to forgo settling for busy in order to live a more simple, yet actively engaged life.