The key to great writing? Great rewriting. Here’s everything I’ve learned about self-editing and polishing your writing to perfection.
The editing process exacerbates that voice inside of us. It forces you to scrutinize your own voice, pick apart the good from the bad, and tell yourself you could have done better. Forcing yourself to actually look for errors feels no less painful than, say, plucking out an eye.
Feeling guilty about not being productive with your freelancing? Here's an easy strategy that will help you do more with less guilt.
This is my promise to keep moving. To accept change as it comes, and to always keep pushing forward, even if that means giving up on looking behind.
Your self worth and self value shouldn't depend on your productivity or success. Here's how you should value yourself properly.
The opposite of “more” isn’t “less” — if we care enough, it’s better.
There's no single passion or true calling out there, just waiting for us to discover it. Instead of spending all your time searching, find somewhere you can make a difference doing work that's meaningful for you.
Your ikigai is more of a compass than a map. By relying on your ikigai to steer you in the right direction, you'll end up with a more fulfilling career, a more sustainable business, and a longer, happier life.
Getting yourself motivated to take action doesn't work the way most people think it does. Here's how you can break the cycle and get started right now.
Having a successful career, business, or side project - and avoiding burnout - are both closely tied to being intrinsically motivated about your work.
Another year complete - time to peer back at what went well (and what didn't) in 2017, while also looking forward to what's coming in 2018.
Get advice on how you can travel the world, run your business, and not go crazy, even with a family and kids.
As long as you're connecting with the audience you're trying to help, then you're winning at marketing - and that's something even us introverts can manage.
When everyone is tired of the orange-carrot complex, here's how to make sure your offer stands out from the bunch.
Find out how much you should be spending on your Facebook ads - and download my free Facebook ads budget spreadsheet to easily calculate your ads return.
Things won't always go the way you want them to. But by lowering the bar, the next jump won't seem quite as hard.
Focus on sharing what you know and what you've learned in a way that helps others - there's always someone a few steps behind you that you could help.
Burnout was the worst thing that ever happened to me, and recovering was difficult and painful - but it’s also been one of the most wonderful things I've gone through. I feel like I'm now on a better path - one that fits me and my values.
The goal of your business plan isn't to come up with a detailed blueprint for what's going to happen when. It's to help you quickly identify your riskiest guesses, and find ways to reduce that risk.
How can you make your clients' experience working with you so memorable, so effortless, and so exceptional, they never want to work with anyone else?
Give yourself space to notice the world around you - amazing things can happen when you do.
Break free from the hourly mindset, and build a system where every single thing you do increases the value of the time you've already spent.
I'm no productivity expert - but there are a few things I've found that help me get more done in less time, while still keeping my sanity.
Instead of aiming for a specific target, I'm focused on making sure my work stays true to my values and letting them guide the decisions I make.
Authenticity is your secret weapon – your personality, style, opinions, and voice are what make your personal brand shine.
I’ve never considered myself a creative. I always thought creativity went hand-in-hand with artistry – and I was the least artistic person you could meet.
Fuck waiting for the right time, or for inspiration to come down from on high. There’s no better time than right now to get down to work.
Our world today is consumed by hacks, tips, tricks, and listicles - and building a business or life around them will only take you so far.
Uncertainty is here to stay - but how you deal with it can mean the difference between success and failure.
Lessons on overcoming entrepreneurial self-doubt and fear of failure - as taught by my 2-year-old.