When people ask me how to develop a daily writing habit, I encourage to them start by opening up a notebook. If you’ve never had a daily writing habit, you’ll feel a lot of resistance…

We’re socialized to avoid questioning authority actively. We’re given a place in the pecking order of social hierarchies. But questioning authority is necessary for any change to take place. Those who choose not to question…

The context in which you get any information or advice will determine how you act on it. If you’re young, your parents might give you some advice. You may think it’s nonsense. But when a…

Writing is about hypnotizing yourself into believing in yourself, getting some work done, then unhypnotizing yourself and going over the material coldly. – Anne LamottAnyone can become a fearless writer.  My favorite nonfiction writers all do…

A few days ago I was listening to Sam Jones interview Neil Patrick Harris. If you grew up in the ’80s, you remember him as Doogie Howser. If you kept up with him, you might…

Building an audience is harder than it’s ever been even though it’s one of the greatest times in history for creatives,  You can compete with the mainstream media, write sensationalist clickbait, or put “Trump” in the title…

Everything you do has an opportunity cost.The opportunity cost of spending an hour on Facebook might be an hour you could have spent writing a book.The opportunity cost of using instagram might be, envy, comparison,…

It’s tempting to sell to every customer who wants to buy your product. They’re willing to spend the money. They’re highly interested. But, it’s worth asking if you can solve their problem. If you can’t,…

At least once a month, I get an email from a pissed off reader or listener. They unsubscribe from the podcast or our newsletter. My work has been called everything from “devaluing women” to “hateful…

Revolutions take place when a large enough group of people agree to challenge the status quo. But, one person has to lead. One person has to be the spokesperson for that revolution. Martin Luther King…