Let's Get Social!

We're more than a podcast. Connect with us to learn what UNMISTAKABLE truly means.

The story of how Jaimal Yogis and I met is serendipitous. A few years ago, I came across his book Saltwater Buddha and I emailed him to ask if I could interview him for The Skool of Life. Three years later, Jaimal contacted me to ask if I could help him with the marketing for his new book The Fear Project. It was a challenge I was excited to take on. Here are just a few of the highlights from our chat:
  • How the Love of Surfing Drove Jaimal's Career Choice Jaimal Yogis
  • A Story on Surfing that Caught the Attention of a Publisher
  • The Intersection of Backgrounds in Buddhism, Journalism, and the Neuroscience of Fear
  • Why a Diversity of Inputs and Experiences Will Improve Your Content
  • A Look at the Strange Places Your Passions and Talents Will Be Used
  • Why You Find Your Voice as a Writer Over a Lifetime
  • The One Mistake that Jaimal Made with His First Book
  • A Step by Step Look at How You Write Larger Bodies of Work
  • Thinking of Sections in Your Book as Scenes in a Movie
  • How Writing without a Plan Results in Some of Your Best Work
  • Why You Judge Your Words and Why You Need to Stop
  • How the Exploration of Fear Resulted In a Book
  • Looking at Your Life for Potential Book Ideas
  • The Concept of Jumping Off Points
  • Why Comparison Keeps You From Achieving the Extraordinary
Tweetable Insights Include:
  • You make real connections with people by doing things that you love (Click to Tweet)
  • The more you can cut from your writing, the better (Click to Tweet)
Jaimal Yogis is an author, journalist, and outdoors-man. His work has appeared in ESPN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and many others. You can follow him on twitter @jaimalyogis. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. Oh, and we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

Originally aired over 4 years ago.

Download Podcast
(right click ⇒ save as)

Love this Episode? Share it with Your Friends!

If you are using a screen reader, this is a spam check, please skip to the next field

We respect your privacy.

Our listeners say, “If TEDTalks met Oprah you’d have the Unmistakable Creative.” Eliminate the feeling of being stuck in your life, blocked in your creativity, and discover higher levels of meaning and purpose in your life and career. Listen to deeply personal, insightful, and thought-provoking stories from the world’s leading thinkers and doers including best-selling authors, artists, peak performance psychologists, happiness researchers, entrepreneurs, startup founders, artists, venture capitalists, and even former bank robbers. Former guests have included Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, Justine Musk, Scott Adams, Rob Bell, David Heinemeier Hansson, Elle Luna, Jordan Harbinger Brett Mckay, and Simon Sinek.