Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

Networking Tip: Don’t Do Favors Like The Godfather

Networking Tip: Don't Do Favors Like the Godfather

You know that slimy feeling you get when you realize you’ve just become victim of a user — someone who did something nice for you only so you could owe them later.

Is that the kind of person you want to do life with? Of course not.

I want to help those who can’t help me. I want to do good deeds in secret that nobody knows about. I don’t want to do business like a mafia godfather.

082: The School of Greatness: Interview with Lewis Howes [Podcast]

The School of Greatness: Interview with Lewis Howes

The easy street to greatness doesn’t exist. Contrary to the excuses we make, greatness is never achieved without encountering adversity.

Failure is a cruel professor. We’re told to embrace it and learn from it, but failure comes crashing down out of nowhere and destroys our best laid plans.

One moment you’re a on top of the world, and the next you’re broke and sleeping on your sister’s couch.

The Most Important Day of Your Life

The Most Important Day of Your Life

Every day, I wake up and ask myself a question: “What’s the most important message I could share today?”

It’s a simple, slightly dramatic exercise that reminds me of all the noise and clutter in our world. Will I add to it or cut through with something substantial?

Last Day to Join Tribe Writers + Answers to Your Biggest Questions

Tribe Writers

So today is the day — your last chance to sign up for Tribe Writers until late fall 2015. After this, registration closes and won’t open up again for a while. And don’t forget that I’m doing some exclusive live teachings and Q&A sessions during the course.

How One Unassuming Parenting Blog Reached a Million People

Million Readers

Every writer creates content in hopes of their words reaching the masses. But we often doubt that will happen. I recently spoke with one writer whose words reached one million readers, and he did it in a surprising way.