Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

035: What About Me? Avoiding the Comparison Trap [Podcast]

Let’s be honest for a moment. At times, we all want what other people have. We long for the fame and fortune we seem to be missing out on. We are envious. This envy often leads to guilt and shame. But is it always such a bad thing?

034: Create Balance, Create Better Art: Interview with Mars Dorian [Podcast]

We’re all trying to find the balance in life allowing time and space for relationship development, financial income, and artistic expression. But sometimes you have to ignore your work in order to become a better artist.

In this episode of The Portfolio Life, Mars shares how he’s finally found balance for his creative process, in his daily routine, and as a support for building a self-sufficient career.

033: Is That It? How to Create Experiences, Not Just Exchanges [Podcast]

033: Is That It? How to Create Experiences, Not Just Exchanges [Podcast]

How can we make a difference in someone’s life? Really, it doesn’t take much. Just a few small gestures can make a big difference.

In this episode of the podcast, Andy Traub and I talk about creating wow experiences for people and what it really takes to exceed expectations.

032: Facebook Isn’t the Problem — You Are: Interview with Joshua Becker [Podcast]

032: Facebook Isn't the Problem — You Are: Interview with Joshua Becker [Podcast]

Facebook is an opportunity to reach people and interact with others. But it’s also a busy place with lots of people vying for your attention. Is it possible to stand out and be noticed in the Facebook crowd?

031: The Importance of Being Your True Self [Podcast]

031: The Importance of Being Your True Self [Podcast]

What do you do? It’s a common question. And it seems like the answer should be easy enough. But honestly, it doesn’t always feel simple, we often struggle with answering that very question.