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March 25, 201410:50 AM

Top 15 Rules For Business Writers tagged “Do The Work”

Are there rules for great writing when it comes to business? I am often asked where I find the time to write. I am often asked about why I write and publish so much content. I am often asked where... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 7, 2014 4:29 PM

A Foolproof Way To Building A Great Story tagged “Do The Work”

If you are in business and you are trying to tell your story, you have to watch this. I am thrilled that Steven Pressfield decided to post these two videos on YouTube. I'm a huge Pressfield fan (you can listen... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 9, 201410:11 PM

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block tagged “Do The Work”

Writer's block? Creative block? Can't come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer's block." He believes that we're all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever). His books, The... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 26, 201311:35 AM

Get Yourself In Fighting (Mental) Shape For 2014 tagged “Do The Work”

It's the day after Christmas. Some are taking it easy. Others are sorting through their holiday gifts and deciding what to keep, return or exchange. Others are getting pumped up for Boxing Day sales. I'm one of those nerds that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 18, 201310:44 AM

5 Simple Ways To Get More Creative, Inspired And Smarter Every Day tagged “Do The Work”

Stop complaining about email. We all get too much email. Most of the time it's about things that should probably be discussed in person (or over the phone) or it's spam. The truth is that the inbox continues to be... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 2013 3:26 PM

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read tagged “Do The Work”

Suddenly, I don't know where to start. It's like the brains of the world converged, had a meeting and decided to overwhelm us with a mass amount of brand new books to get our brains frothing. This is, without question,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 14, 2013 7:33 AM

3 New Takes On How To Get Things Done (Better) tagged “Do The Work”

Do you wonder about ways to be more productive, efficient and better in managing your time? Here are three new-ish pieces of content that have both caught my attention this week and provide very valuable advice on the topics of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2013 7:30 PM

If You Have Ever Been Rejected... Be Like Bono tagged “Do The Work”

The letter read... "Thank you for submitting your tape of 'U2' to RSO, we have listened with careful consideration, but feel it is not suitable for us at present. We wish you luck with your future career." They were kind... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 21, 2013 6:31 AM

Are Creative Types Just A Bunch Of Slackers? tagged “Do The Work”

When you think of creative types, what do you think of? If they are creatives and they work in the marketing industry, most people think of individuals wearing shorts, t-shirts and bouncing rubbery objects off of their walls until its... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 16, 201310:21 PM

The End Of Writer's Block tagged “Do The Work”

I don't believe in writer's block. Do you? Have you ever had a moment in time when someone says something that stops you dead in your tracks? It happened to me. It happened to me live on stage. The other... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 25, 2012 4:07 PM

The Creative Push tagged “Do The Work”

When does creativity strike? I struggle with this concept on a daily basis. An old friend of mine is a creative copywriter. I remember back when we were in university how consumed he was with great advertising creative. At the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 8, 201211:10 AM

Dear Steven Pressfield tagged “Do The Work”

Dear Steven, For a long time, one of my best friends was also my mentor and my coach. His name is Tony Blauer and he's one of the world's leading close-quarter combatives instructors. I basically grew up in Tony's home.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 26, 2012 2:21 PM

Dear Seth Godin tagged “Do The Work”

Dear Seth, It was great to see you this week at The Art of Marketing event in Chicago. You're not only kind with the audience, but you're kind with your time and it's always a pleasure to both see you... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 18, 2012 8:07 AM

Learning About Creativity tagged “Do The Work”

There must be something in the air. While I am no Julien Smith when it comes to reading books, I am doing my best to maintain a high pace of book reading. I recently started digging into Imagine - How... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 21, 201111:12 AM

How I Write tagged “Do The Work”

Wouldn't it be a magical world if someone could tell you - in detail - how to write a best-selling novel or a hit song? The truth is that there is a whole lot of secret sauce  involved in outputting... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 30, 2011 8:48 PM

Marketing Lessons From Seth Godin tagged “Do The Work”

The best businesses have the marketing baked into the product and/or service. That seems rudimentary enough, but leave it to Seth Godin to say it in such an easy to understand way. Godin's been thinking, writing and talking this way... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 10, 2011 7:41 AM

What It Takes tagged “Do The Work”

Have you ever thought of what it takes to make something really happen? It could be an advertising campaign, it could be a successful Blog, it could be meeting more interesting people on Twitter or Facebook and it could even... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 1, 2011 2:39 PM

How To Get Serious About Your Creativity tagged “Do The Work”

Episode #251 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Here's a confession: I'm a procrastinator. My favorite saying used to be: "if it weren't for the last... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 1, 2011 2:28 PM

SPOS #251 - Do The Work With Steven Pressfield tagged “Do The Work”

Welcome to episode #251 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Here's a confession: I'm a procrastinator. My favorite saying used to be: "if it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done." But that all... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 26, 2011 9:03 AM

Do The Work! tagged “Do The Work”

Wearing a suit and tie was never my thing. In fact, I can remember being in my late teens and swearing that I would wear nothing but jeans in my professional life (my personal rage against the corporate machine). Some... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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