6 Ways You Can Get Started With Your Podcast and Transform Your Business

6 Ways You Can Get Started With Your Podcast and Transform Your Business By We Are Podcast  In times of turmoil, the greatest opportunities are not just revealed—they’re created. More than 37% of American adults are now regular podcast listeners, while leading professionals and entrepreneurs leverage their podcasts for tens of millions of dollars in … More 6 Ways You Can Get Started With Your Podcast and Transform Your Business

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 5: The Characteristic Moment

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 5: The Characteristic Moment   First impressions do count. And your protagonist’s Characteristic Moment is his first chance to impress your readers. Now that we’ve got the basic theory of character arc out of the way and figured out how to set up your protagonist’s inner conflict, via the Lie … More Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 5: The Characteristic Moment

12 Efficiency Secrets of the World’s Busiest People

12 Efficiency Secrets of the World’s Busiest People By Michael Pietrzak Picture this. On Friday morning you rush to the hospital with a sick child. Your partner is crying and you’re suffering from chronic lack of sleep. You cancel your 11 a.m. consultation with a potential client who’s clearly annoyed. At 4 p.m. you’re supposed … More 12 Efficiency Secrets of the World’s Busiest People

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 4: Your Character’s Ghost

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 4: Your Character’s Ghost   What is your character’s ghost, and how does it affect his character arc? Once you’ve figured out the Lie Your Character Believes, as well as Thing He Wants and the Thing He Needs, the next question you need to ask yourself is: Why does the … More Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 4: Your Character’s Ghost

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 3: The Thing Your Character Wants vs. The Thing Your Character Needs

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 3: The Thing Your Character Wants vs. The Thing Your Character Needs   The Lie Your Character Believes is the reason for all character arcs. After all, if everything’s hunky-dunky, why change? We might think of the Lie as the cavity in a tooth. Everything might look shiny and white … More Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 3: The Thing Your Character Wants vs. The Thing Your Character Needs