5 Brilliant Ways To Become A Better Writer With Jeff Goins

Whether you like it or not, if you own a business you communicate for a living. From email and social media to blogging and marketing, writing has become a critical ingredient to the success recipe. Today’s guest shares his simple steps on amplifying our words and impacting our readers. 

Jeff Goins is one of the few people I follow on how to increase the effectiveness of my writing. He’s also the national bestselling author of multiple books, an entrepreneur, and a teacher of crafting beautiful words.


Our conversation is filled with useful tactics to boost your confidence and increase the effectiveness of your writing.

Powerful Quotes From This Episode:

  • The more one reads, the more one sees the need to read.
  • What’s obvious to you is amazing to others.
  • If you’re bored writing it, people will be bored reading it.
  • Clarity isn’t a destination, it’s a habit.
  • Your story matters more than you think.
  • All first drafts suck, get over it already.
  • Writing is about showing, not telling.
  • For every hundred words I write (which might take about 10 minutes to spit out), I spend about 30 to 60 minutes of editing and rewriting

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  1. Love it guys!

    That was full of golden nuggets. 🙂


    Kyle, CEO {Chief Experiment Officer}

  2. This is great! Thank you for the information. Hope to see you guys at the Summit, only 60 spots left.

  3. I giggled when I heard about the beard descended to his chest- woodchippings in his hair! Great podcast and quite informative. I do a blog write up and instagram post every time I showcase a client album and it is always the worst part. I always end up wanting to write “LOOK I post pretty pictures”. I know that comes across in my writing as well. I don’t write to engage and it’s sad that I have these feelings every time I post. Once I heard about “what a real man looks like” I knew I had to change that. Thank you, once again, for the wonderful write up and podcast.


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