Jeff Goins | Author of The Art of Work

Jeff Goins

Author of The Art of Work

Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the best-selling author of five books, including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don't Starve. His award-winning blog 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.

Originally from Chicago, Goins graduated from Illinois College and spent the next year traveling North America playing music with a rock band. He then moved to Nashville to chase the love of his life and started the first marketing team at Adventures in Missions, an international development and relief organization. There, he rediscovered his love for writing and in 2012 decided to venture out on his own as an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. Today, he writes and speaks while running an online education business that helps writers and creative entrepreneurs chase their dreams.

Jeff's award-winning blog,, is visited by millions of people from all over the world every year. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Psychology Today, Business Insider, The Huffington Post, Time, and hundreds of other publications. Jeff lives with his family just outside of Nashville, TN, where he makes the world's best guacamole.

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The Art of Work
Discovering What You Were Meant To Do

The path to your life’s work is both difficult and mysterious, which is why few finish the journey. The search begins with passion but does not end there. In this presentation, Jeff talks about discovering your true calling, that thing you were born to do. Listeners will learn how to find their vocation and what to expect along the way. You’ll be encouraged to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters.

- For Universities and Schools
The path to your life’s purpose will surprise you. In this presentation, bestselling author Jeff Goins shares why we all have a calling and how discovering that changes everything. Students will be entertained by real-life stories while learning to that all of life is teaching them something. You’ll be challenged to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters.

Thriving in the Creative Age

Today, creativity is not a skill reserved for professional artists. Anyone can be creative, if they understand how to harness their creative strengths and turn them into powerful assets. Bestselling author Jeff Goins shares key lessons from his book “Real Artists Don’t Starve” on how anyone can develop the mindset of a Thriving Artist, whatever their job title may be.

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Featured Books

Real Artists Don't Starveby Jeff Goins

Real Artists Don't Starve

by Jeff Goins
Art of Workby Jeff Goins

Art of Work

by Jeff Goins
The In Betweenby Jeff Goins

The In Between

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Wreckedby Jeff Goins


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You are a writerby Jeff Goins

You are a writer

by Jeff Goins

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