Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

138: How to Navigate the Intersection of Art and Entrepreneurship: Interview with Steph Halligan

138: How to Navigate the Intersection of Art and Entrepreneurship: Interview with Steph Halligan

Many people believe that if they were to make a living from their creative work, the art itself would suffer. That getting paid somehow cheapens their craft, when in reality, they have finally received validation.

137: The Most Important Decision Facing Creatives Today: Interview with Richard Florida

137: The Most Important Decision Facing Creatives Today: Interview with Richard Florida

Anyone who has has bought or sold a home knows the three rules of real estate: location, location, location. As it turns out, realtors can teach us creatives a valuable lesson.

In the last 20 years we’ve gone from flip phones and no global Internet access to smartphones and wifi hotspots in our pockets.

With the rate of technological innovation and the ability to work from anywhere doing anything, we can live wherever we want, right?

136: When Your Cartooning Side Hustle Overtakes Your Day Job: Interview with Adam Walker Cleaveland

136: When Your Cartooning Side Hustle Overtakes Your Day Job: Interview with Adam Walker Cleaveland

As children, many of us dreamed of becoming artists, writers, or photographers. Unfortunately, this creative bent was often lost at school or in front of a computer screen. But what if you could rediscover your passion and unlock a new calling?

135: 3 Elements of a Writing Habit that Lasts

135: 3 Undisputed Elements of a Writing Habit that Lasts

Writers write. It doesn’t seem that complicated, and yet you still struggle with establishing a writing habit. Why does a writing habit matter?

Because it’s a defining characteristic that differentiates amateurs from professionals. You can separate professionals from amateurs not only by the work they produce, but by the practice that goes into whatever they create.

134: The Role of Writers as Torchbearers for Their Readers: Interview with Nancy Duarte

134: The Role of Writers as Torchbearers for Their Readers: Interview with Nancy Duarte

Whenever we tell a story, anytime we write a book, or publish a blog post, we’re trying to affect some kind of change. But the future is scary for our readers. They need us to light the way.