Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

030: Practical Strategies to Build Your Platform [Podcast]

030: Practical Strategies to Build Your Platform [Podcast]

You want to share your message with the world. You want to be heard. But in this day and age, with all the noise the internet creates, building your platform can be challenging.

Finding Your Genius: 3 Surprising Places to Get Creatively Re-inspired

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Today, I don’t know what I should write about. This doesn’t happen too often as I keep a repository of ideas for this very purpose. But today, nothing feels right. So what do I do?

029: The Secret Behind a Million-Dollar Kickstarter: Adam Greene’s Bibliotheca [Podcast]


Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing book designer Adam Greene who was the mastermind behind the million-dollar Kickstarter campaign, Bibliotheca.

Why I Will Never Use Microsoft Word Again


I wasted years of my life doing all my writing on Microsoft Word. But that’s all over now. I have finally seen the light.

After hearing so many writers I respect (people like Michael Hyatt and Andy Traub) talk about the magic of Scrivener, a word processor designed for serious writing projects, I decided to give it a go.

I had no idea what I was missing.

028: Family First: Managing the Tension Between Work and Family [Podcast]

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Balancing the demands of work and family isn’t easy. If we’re not careful, things quickly become unbalanced and the scale tips too far. Work can consume or time and attention. Boundaries and communication are vital when it comes to making family your priority.