Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

Why Your Greatest Work May Die With You

Watch the eighth and final lesson of an eight-week book study I’m hosting live on The Art of Work.

112: How Your Surroundings Ignite Your Creativity (And What To Do About It) with Eric Weiner

This week on The Portfolio Life, Eric Weiner and I talk about why creative work flourishes in certain places today and throughout history. Eric discovered in his research and travels a significant connection between the place you live, your surroundings, and the influence they have on your personal creativity.

5 Investments That Made the Difference in My Writing Career

5 Investments I Made in My Writing Career That Made the Difference

I used to think that to be a writer, all you had to do was learn to write well. But that’s just not true. There’s a lot more to writing than that.

Why You Might Need to Reject Your Parents’ Career Advice

Watch the seventh lesson of an eight-week book study I’m hosting live on The Art of Work.

111: Unlikely Sources of Inspiration

111: Unlikely Sources of Inspiration

This week on The Portfolio Life, Andy Traub and I discuss creativity and unlikely sources of inspiration. We also talk about what you need to do come up with compelling ideas, the best places to find inspiration, and the importance of just getting started.