Today, creativity is not a skill reserved for professional artists. Anyone can be creative, if they understand how to harness their creative strengths and turn them into powerful assets. Bestselling author Jeff Goins shares key lessons from his book “Real Artists Don’t Starve” on how anyone can develop the mindset of a Thriving Artist, whatever their job title may be.
Building a platform requires pursuing passion and not results. Jeff has learned what it takes to build a powerful online platform and shares vital lessons from his own personal experience. This session will teach you to build a platform as you: find your voice, pursue your passion, and connect with others.
Dreams are great but if we’re not careful they’ll always be just dreams and never reality. We’ve got to go beyond dreaming and start doing. In this presentation, Jeff talks about the myths and truths in pursuing your dream. You’ll learn what it takes to plan and build your dream.
Jeff Goins is the author of four books, including the national best seller, The Art of Work. He is also a full-time blogger, speaker, and entrepreneur.
Originally from Chicago, Goins graduated from Illinois College and spent the next year on the road with a band. After that, he moved to Nashville to chase a girl and spent the next seven years working at a nonprofit. He now writes and speaks for a living and runs an online business helping writers and creative entrepreneurs chase their dreams.
Jeff’s award-winning blog, GoinsWriter.com, has been visited by over four million people from around the world. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and Psychology Today. He and his wife, Ashley, live just outside of Nashville, TN with their son and dog.