Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

040: Pursuing Your Passion Through Podcasting [Podcast]

040: Pursuing Your Passion Through Podcasting [Podcast]

We all have our passion and wish we could do them full-time. Luckily, that reality is closer than we could ever dream.

The Totally Boring Process of Writing a Book

The Totally Boring Process of Writing a Book

This is the year you write a book. I believe that. But if you’re anything like me, that process won’t look like you think.

I remember several years ago I had a personal coach who asked me what my dream was. Very reluctantly, I said I wanted to write a book… eventually.

039: Why Joining a Mastermind Group Will Benefit You [Podcast]

039: Why Joining a Mastermind Group Will Benefit You [Podcast]

It happens to all of us: we want to grow and succeed, but on our own, we are often left frustrated and disappointed. Being involved in a mastermind group may be the perfect solution.

When encouraging people to grow, I have often suggested finding a mentor. Turns out that wasn’t the best advice to be doling out.

The Secret Behind Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Success

MLK

Without Coretta Scott King, there would have been no MLK, at least not the way we remember him today. It’s easy to look at famous individuals, people who have achieved incredible feats, and see them as just that: individuals. But the truth is always a little more complex. Behind every great man, they say, is an even greater woman. In the case of Martin Luther King, Jr., his legacy is greatly indebted to his wife.

038: Tips for Making a Good Decision: Interview with Jeff Shinabarger [Podcast]

038: Tips for Making a Good Decision: Interview with Jeff Shinabarger [Podcast]

Part of being a creative person is dealing with all of the opportunities that come your way. Some invitations seem good while others are great. The challenge comes in learning to differentiate between the two.