Blog Category // Writing

What I Learned Writing Every Day for the Last Eleven Years

Today marks the 11th anniversary of my commitment to write every day, inspired by my friend Seth Godin. At the time, I was ...

My Top Ten Desert Island Lists

There is good reason to take a break from writing the heavier stuff I have been unable to avoid during this crisis. Instead, ...

Marking 10 Years of Publishing Daily

Today is a special day for me. On December 28, 2009, I started posting here daily. I had dabbled with writing a blog for a ...

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays with Your Family

A family inoculates you against many of life’s challenges. You have people, and they have you, which means you are not ...

The Value Of Love Expressed As Compassion

The woman who lived in the apartment behind ours was raising three kids by herself, two boys who were about my age, around ...

The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need at Three Years Old

Today, October 11, 2019, marks three years since I published my first book, The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need. My ...

Why I Write

I lifted the title of this newsletter from the writer Joan Didion who stole it from George Orwell.

My Wish on Independence Day

There are not too many written documents as important—or beautiful—as the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence, ...

What I Learned Publishing 4,000 Blog Posts

Yesterday I published my 4,000th post here at www.thesalesblog.com. Not all of them are written posts. Around 200 of them ...

How I Avoid Writer’s Block

Someone asked me about what I do when I have writer’s block. They wanted to know if I have any tricks that might be helpful ...
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