Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

053: The Truth Behind Achieving Superhuman Results: Interview with Tim Ferriss [Podcast]

The Truth Behind Achieving Superhuman Results: Interview with Tim Ferriss

Kids dream of the impossible. As adults, we think we know better and put those dreams on a shelf. Over time they collect dust and we resign ourselves to defeat. What if this isn’t reality?

052: The Secret to Living a Remarkable Life [Podcast]

The Secret to Living a Remarkable Life

What do you do when the life you wanted to live looks nothing like the one you end up living? Maybe that’s not such a bad place to be.

In this episode of The Portfolio Life, my co-host Andy and I discuss whether or not there is a specific process to finding your calling and how we should look at trials, difficulties and obstacles along the way — not as things that prevent us from our purpose but actually help us get there.

051: An In-Depth Look at Medium: the Benefits and the Drawbacks [Podcast]

051: An In-Depth Look at Medium: the Benefits and the Drawbacks [Podcast]

You’ve got a message worth hearing but maybe your audience isn’t very big. So what’s the best way to get your message heard? Should you continue to build your own platform or should you share your work in places where the traffic is already well established?

050: How to Do a Do-Over: Interview with Jon Acuff

050: How to Do a Do-Over: Interview with Jon Acuff

Doing something well always requires your time and focus. It’s rarely easy to stay focussed. There are always other tasks competing for our time. But all these things can serve as distractions that keep us from the work we should be focussing on.

049: Filtering Life Through Story: Interview with Donald Miller [Podcast]

049: Filtering Life Through Story: Interview with Donald Miller [Podcast]

The writing life is difficult but it doesn’t take a special person. If you have a good work ethic, a reasonable amount of talent, and are pretty driven, you can write a book.