Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

030: Practical Strategies to Build Your Platform [Podcast]

030: Practical Strategies to Build Your Platform [Podcast]

You want to share your message with the world. You want to be heard. But in this day and age, with all the noise the internet creates, building your platform can be challenging.

029: The Secret Behind a Million-Dollar Kickstarter: Adam Greene’s Bibliotheca [Podcast]

Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing book designer Adam Greene who was the mastermind behind the million-dollar Kickstarter campaign, Bibliotheca.

028: Family First: Managing the Tension Between Work and Family [Podcast]

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Balancing the demands of work and family isn’t easy. If we’re not careful, things quickly become unbalanced and the scale tips too far. Work can consume or time and attention. Boundaries and communication are vital when it comes to making family your priority.

027: There is No Easy Button: Johnny B. Truant & Sean Platt on Self-Publishing [Podcast]

027: There is No Easy Button: An Interview with Johnny Truant and Sean Platt [Podcast]

Write what you love and money will follow. As writers, we can be tempted to believe that myth. It simply isn’t true. Along with writing what we love comes a lot of hard work.

026: The Single Best Way to Grow Your Influence [Podcast]

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To succeed in life, people normally ask “what’s in it for me.” But the most successful people I know aren’t takers — they’re givers. And when I tried to follow their lead, I discovered an amazing trick:

Stop keeping score.