Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

043: The Power of Free: How You Can Profit from Giving Away Your Work [Podcast]

043: The Power of Free [Podcast]

The best way to get someone’s attention is through generosity. If you have a message to share with the world and no one’s listening, the best thing you could do is give some of it away for free but that is not without challenges.

042: Everybody Writes: Interview with Ann Handley [Podcast]

042: Everybody Writes: Interview with Ann Handley [Podcast]

Everybody is a writer. To be a good writer you have to add value for your audience. In this episode of the Portfolio Life, Ann Handley and I talk about adding value as a writer, dealing with common writer struggles, and the importance of deadlines.

041: Creating in Chaos: Making Art Amidst a Mess [Podcast]

041: Creating in Chaos: Making Art Amidst a Mess [Podcast]

Building a comfortable working environment is important to the creative process but waiting for perfection is procrastination.

This week’s episode of The Portfolio Life was inspired by my messy office. Are artists inherently messy people? Can clutter and creativity co-exist? Or is our mess keeping us from creating our best work?

040: Pursuing Your Passion Through Podcasting [Podcast]

040: Pursuing Your Passion Through Podcasting [Podcast]

We all have our passion and wish we could do them full-time. Luckily, that reality is closer than we could ever dream.

039: Why Joining a Mastermind Group Will Benefit You [Podcast]

039: Why Joining a Mastermind Group Will Benefit You [Podcast]

It happens to all of us: we want to grow and succeed, but on our own, we are often left frustrated and disappointed. Being involved in a mastermind group may be the perfect solution.

When encouraging people to grow, I have often suggested finding a mentor. Turns out that wasn’t the best advice to be doling out.