Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

How I Get Things Done: A Creative Perspective

Get Things Done

Creatives tend to get bogged down by endless brainstorms, perfectionist tendencies, and seemingly lazy work habits. If you want to get things done without compromising your creativity, you need to be intentional. You need a process. And it needs to work for you.

What I’m Reading This Week: Cutting the Crap, Chris Brogan, and Happiness

Reading List - Stack okf Books

I’m learning to be creative again. It’s been years since I’ve given myself permission to create, to be truly artistic. And I’m entering a new season of creativity. It’s wonderful and life-giving. As a result (or maybe a cause), I’m reading a lot more these days, which is why I started doing these weekly reading lists.

Why Creative People Need a Productivity System

Why creatives need a productivity system

I do a lot of work with creatives. But most projects don’t feel very creative. They feel daunting. There’s too much work to do and little time to do it. And the hardest struggle is gaining traction. So many ideas, so little action. But I’ve learned some tricks for creatives to be more productive — one of the essential struggles every creative person faces.

Get Over Your Commitment Phobia & Do Something

Commitment Phobia

Here’s a message to those who are apprehensive, fearful even, of committing to something too soon: It’s time to get over your commitment phobia and do something.

The fruit of it is worth the pain.

Exclusive Interview with Chris Brogan: Twitter, Blogging, and Regret

Chris Brogan Interview

Today, I’m pleased to have Chris Brogan on the blog for an exclusive interview. He agreed to answer some questions that I had, and I think you’ll find the responses interesting. I hope you enjoy and share it.