How to Launch a Successful Mastermind Group

How to Launch a Successful Mastermind Group

Did you know many of your favorite Disney moments from the 1930-1970s were birthed from a mastermind group of animators? Walt Disney referred to them as “Nine Old Men.” While still in their twenties and thirties, when Walt first coined the phrase, this mastermind group brought to the world such classics as Snow White and […]

Have You Fallen Out of Love With Blogging?

Broken Down Car with Owner Trying to Change the Tire

Remember when you used to actually enjoy blogging, back before it became something you dreaded? Back then, sharing your message was all that mattered, and you couldn’t wait to get the word out, hoping to impact others with your story. But then something got in the way. I know the drill. Here’s how it happened […]

5 People to Consider for Your Blog Audience

5 People to Consider for Your Blog Audience

This is a guest post by Joseph LaLonde. He is a youth leader at Oak Crest Church of God and a leadership blogger. You can read his blog and follow him on Twitter. When I began writing my blog, I wanted to reach everyone. Young, old, and anyone in-between. Choosing everyone as my audience seemed […]

A Peek Inside Max Lucado’s Writing Process

Writing is lonely but fascinating work. That’s why I love talking to other writers, especially accomplished ones like my good friend, Max Lucado. I had the privilege of being his publisher for many years. As you probably know, Max is the author of almost 100 books with more than 80 million copies in print. There […]

Replay of the Platform-Building Teleseminar with Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins at the Platform Conference

Several months ago, I hosted a teleseminar with Jeff Goins. If you don’t know, Jeff is a full-time author, blogger, and speaker. I wanted to re-post it here as a way of introducing you to his Tribe Writers course (more about that in a minute). We had some technical challenges in the call when we […]

4 Considerations in Picking a Website Name

4 Name Options for Your Website

One of the first questions you must answer as a would-be platform-builder is this: What do I name my site? This is also one of the questions I am most frequently asked when speaking on the topic of Platform. You basically have four options: