Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

007: Three Simple Steps to Starting a Writing Career [Podcast]

If you’re holding down a day job, fitting writing into the cracks and crevices of your life, it’s easy to dream of making a dramatic change. It’s even easier to think you need to.

But the truth is, you don’t have to abandon everything. In this episode of the podcast, we tackle three key strategies to build a career as a writer.

006: Guy Kawasaki Interview: Stuff Does Not Sell Itself [Podcast]

If you’ve written a book, or if you’ve even thought about writing a book, you’ve probably considered self-publishing (unless you’ve been offered a big, fat advance).

In this episode of the podcast, I talk with Guy Kawasaki about self-publishing, entrepreneurship, and why you need to own your story.

005: The Secret Trick to Facing Fear [Podcast]

Most people think that in order to start something, you’ve got to be brave. You have to overcome fear. But that’s not true at all.

If I know anything about making difference, about stepping up and taking risks, it’s this: you’ve got to learn to do it afraid.

In this episode of the podcast, we tackle some more questions from readers and listeners and discuss facing fear, launching an eBook, and much more.

004: Tim Ferriss on How to Become World-class at Anything [Podcast]

Tim Ferriss

We all want to feel more like directors in our lives and less like spectators. We want to be the boss, not the victim. What if a cookbook could help you do that, to take back control of your life?

I recently had the opportunity to interview best-selling author Tim Ferris, and we chatted about this very idea.

003: How to Chase a Dream without Quitting Your Job [Podcast]

Ever struggled to chase a dream without flaking out on your friends? Or wanted to pursue a passion but you were worried about getting fired?

Welcome to the tension.