“How can I make money with this blog/podcast/YouTube channel.” That’s not the right question. The right question is, “How can I grow an audience of people who love my work, who would eventually consider buying something from me?”
In the end, my brain made up excuses as a shield in an attempt to protect me from failure. Ironically, those same excuses that were supposed to protect me from failure were also holding me back from making progress.
Productivity sucks. For one, it’s hard. I mean, let’s face it — every single time I sit down to “get something done,” it almost never happens.
When people ask me what the best ways to make money are, sometimes I laugh. Not because the question is stupid, but because, well, there’s no “right” answer.
The weather is getting colder. Winter is setting in. The holiday season is soon upon us. I’ve found that there are primarily two types of people that emerge when the holiday haze hits. Which one are you?
When searching for your mentor, make sure you have a clear picture of what you’d like to improve with their guidance so that you’ll know your match when you’ve found him or her.
Most people think that unless they are going to be an artist (singer, painter, writer, etc), creativity isn’t really necessary in their day-to-day lives or careers
First of all, you need to redefine what qualifies as “progress.” Progress isn’t always linear — and sometimes taking an unconventional path to your end goal means you won’t be able to see every step in the staircase. But you still have to keep moving.
When you make friends with successful people the sky’s the limit. This is how partnerships are made, handshake deals are done, and new audiences found. And it’s not as difficult as you might think.
We love to indulge our own capacity for disbelief. We see people taking the trips that we want to take, getting the promotions we want, and despite knowing that “anything is possible” — it’s pretty easy to admit that… well… some things just seem IMPOSSIBLE.