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Jeff Goins shares thoughts & ideas that will help you to pursue work that matters, make a difference with your art & discover your true voice!

Jeff Goins shares thoughts & ideas that will help you to pursue work that matters, make a difference with your art & discover your true voice!
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Jeff Goins shares thoughts & ideas that will help you to pursue work that matters, make a difference with your art & discover your true voice!

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Episodes

How to Stand Beautiful with Chloe Howard

11/15/2018
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Have you ever been afraid to share something special about you? Our guest has, but her journey has shown her how to overcome that fear and stand beautiful in her uniqueness. Chloe Howard joins us on The Portfolio Life to talk about being born different, and what happened to give her the strength and courage to speak her truth.

Duration:00:27:12

How to Monetize Any Niche with Heather Teysko

11/8/2018
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Do you have a passion but think it’s too niche? Or maybe you have an interest you really love, but you don’t know if it could be profitable as a business. Here to tell us how to monetize any niche is Heather Teysko.

Duration:00:48:41

Three Life Lessons from Running Tribe Conference for Four Years

11/5/2018
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It's been a week since Tribe Conference 2018 ended and my head is still spinning from the experience. This was our best year yet and I finally did something people told me to do all along.

Duration:00:22:48

How to Know If You Are a Writer with Honoree Corder

10/31/2018
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Have you ever told someone (including yourself) you're not that kind of writer - meaning you aren't a professional writer? Today's episode might change your mind! Our guest, Honoree Corder, explains how to know if you are a writer.

Duration:00:43:18

How to Use Time to Be Your Most Creative with Dan Pink

10/18/2018
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Do you ever chastise yourself for not being more productive in the late afternoon? Science is telling us your brain may simply not be wired to be at its peak during that time of the day. Best-selling author and notable speaker, Daniel Pink, explains why on this edition of The Portfolio Life. We jump right into […]

Duration:00:39:02

The Fun Formula: Why Doing What’s Fun Brings Success with Joel Comm

10/10/2018
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Have you been told you have to work the hardest to be the most successful? Our guest for today would disagree and he's written a book on why fun is actually the key to success! Joel Comm is a podcaster, blogger, speaker, Internet marketer, and an author. His latest book, which I love, is called The Fun Formula.

Duration:00:39:37

Finding a New Creative Path With Food with Sonja Overhiser

10/5/2018
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Have you ever considering finding a new creative path? Our guest has and it led her to create a successful business in food blogging, and also gave her the opportunity to realize a lifelong dream of becoming an author.

Duration:00:46:58

How to Make Your Writing Absolutely Perfect Every Time

10/1/2018
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Oftentimes, we like to say that “perfect is overrated” or “there’s no such thing as perfect.” Don’t make it perfect; just get it done. But here’s the truth: Perfect is possible.

Duration:00:37:58

The Benefits of Taking Time Off: Interview with Bob Lotich

9/26/2018
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In a world of hustle and more hustle, what are the benefits of taking time off? My friend and fellow online entrepreneur, Bob Lotich, is here to tell us about his experience of taking time off, and the rich harvest it reaps.

Duration:00:39:24

How to Handle a Mistaken Identity

9/24/2018
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We don't fake it till we make it. We believe it till we become it. And it takes the right environment and the right people to help make that happen.

Duration:00:33:45

The Best Writing Tool For Bloggers And Authors

9/17/2018
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If you know your craft well enough, almost any tool will do. Yes, better tools can lead to better work. But a true master doesn’t need the best tools to create great art. Better writing tools don’t make you a better writer. Better writing does.

Duration:00:26:32

Getting a Book Contract is Hard Work (But You Can Do It)

9/10/2018
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I am a big fan of self-publishing. There’s never been a better time for writers to get their words out into the world without waiting for permission from gatekeepers. But what if you still dream about a traditional book deal with a Big Five publisher?

Duration:00:27:19

Finding Significance Throughout Your Career with Ken Davis

9/7/2018
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We all want to matter and make a difference. But what happens when we eventually make that difference? Do we pin our self-worth on that achievement or do we acknowledge the grace and gratitude of every moment of our journey?

Duration:00:50:31

11 Reasons to Not Write That Book

9/4/2018
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Lots of people will tell you to “write that book.” I used to be one of them. Not anymore. I don’t think you should rush to write that book. In fact, I am taking the opposite approach and saying don’t write that book. Here are all the circumstances under which you should absolutely not write that book.

Duration:00:29:48

How to Know if You Should Write a Book

8/31/2018
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This week, we’re closing registration for my latest course, Write a Bestseller. This is an A-to-Z program on how to research, write, edit, package, publish, and launch a book. Not only that, I’ll teach you how to bake the marketing of your book—whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, memoir, advice, or how-to—right into the book itself so […]

Duration:00:29:26

How to Write a Bestseller (and Why That Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does)

8/27/2018
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Most people want to write a book, but few actually do, and that's not a surprise to most of us. Of those who do become authors, very few go on to write books that sell more than a handful of copies. Why is this?

Duration:00:45:44

How to Finish Writing Your Book By Abandoning It Well

8/14/2018
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How do you know when you’re done with a creative project? You don’t. Not really. Here’s what you need to do in order to end the process of writing a book well.

Duration:00:27:47

Embracing the Discipline to Write Your Book

8/9/2018
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Whether you write for a traditional publisher or yourself as a self-publisher, the same rules of doing the work apply. You need to decide on a container for your art. These restraints will give you clarity and guidance. Mostly, they come in the form of genres and word counts.

Duration:00:28:30

How to Start Writing Your Book

8/6/2018
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The slowest part of the process, the beginning of writing a book, is really challenging. You have to decide on a topic, plan an outline, and create a structure. I liken it to riding a bicycle up a hill because you really have to work to gain any momentum at all. Today's podcast is going to focus on getting started.

Duration:00:35:47

The Heart to Start Your Creative Journey with David Kadavy

8/1/2018
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I believe David is an underrated writer and thinker. In an age of instant publication, he puts time, effort and great thought into the content and work he shares with the world. Initially, he found success with his first book, Design for Hackers.

Duration:00:50:50