Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

Headshots & Bio

If you need a bio for your event, byline for a publication, or just want to have an “official” way to talk about me, here you go.


Short bio: Jeff Goins is a full-time writer who lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, two children, and border collie. He is the author of four books, including the national best seller The Art of Work. His website, Goinswriter.com, has been visited by more than four million people from all over the world.

Longer bio: Jeff Goins is the author of four books, including the national best seller, The Art of Work. He is also a full-time blogger, speaker, and entrepreneur.

Originally from Chicago, Goins graduated from Illinois College and spent the next year on the road with a band. After that, he moved to Nashville to chase a girl and spent the next seven years working at a nonprofit. He now writes and speaks for a living and runs an online business helping writers and creative entrepreneurs chase their dreams.

Jeff’s award-winning blog, GoinsWriter.com, has been visited by over four million people from around the world. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and Psychology Today. He and his wife, Ashley, live just outside of Nashville, TN with their son and dog.


You’re welcome to download and share the following photos however you like (please credit “Ashley Goins” as the photographer). Click the photos to get a full resolution version.


Book images

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artofwork cover