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Jeff Goins — Real Artists Don't Starve

By Richie Norton

#8. Richie Norton dives in with bestselling author Jeff Goins as he teaches you how to not starve as an artist. Drawing from his best-selling books (including Real Artists Don't Starve, The Art of Work, You Are a Writer) and expansive experience as an author, entrepreneur, artist and coach, Jeff "dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage. For centuries, the myth of the starving artist has dominated our culture, seeping into the minds of creative people and stifling their pursuits."    Richie Norton and Jeff Goins share interesting stories with each other to help people understand how to thrive in pursuing their craft and living dreams through practical, timeless strategies, principles and tactics.   This is a powerful podcast around inspiration, courage and business for creatives.   RICHIE NORTON SHOW COMMUNITY: https://www.facebook.com/groups/richiepodcast   RICHIE NORTON SHOW NOTES AND RESOURCES: http://www.richienorton.com/   RICHIE NORTON SOCIAL:   INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/richie_norton LINKEDIN: http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardnorton FB: https://www.facebook.com/richienorton TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/richienorton   More: His award-winning blog Goinswriter.com is visited by millions of people every year. Through his online courses, events, and coaching programs, he helps thousands of writers succeed every year. Jeff lives with his family just outside of Nashville, where he makes the world’s best guacamole. Real Artists Don't Starve is a Wall Street Journal bestseller. "Through inspiring anecdotes of successful creatives both past and present, Goins shows that living by these rules is not only doable but it's also a fulfilling way to thrive. "From graphic designers and writers to artists and business professionals, creatives already know that no one is born an artist. Goins' revolutionary rules celebrate the process of becoming an artist, a person who utilizes the imagination in fundamental ways. He reminds creatives that business and art are not mutually exclusive pursuits. In fact, success in business and in life flow from a healthy exercise of creativity. Expanding upon the groundbreaking work in his previous bestseller The Art of Work, Goins explores the tension every creative person and organization faces in an effort to blend the inspired life with a practical path to success. Being creative isn't a disadvantage for success; rather, it is a powerful tool to be harnessed."

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