Joshua Becker is a best-selling author and community leader who teaches people to implement a minimalist lifestyle, so they can focus on the essential things in life. In this interview, you’ll learn about how he made the leap to be a full-time writer and what made it possible for him to succeed.
Highlights from the interview:
- How his nine-year-old self would view his present life.
- He talked about being a twin and his competitive nature with his brother.
- How he went from being a pastor to becoming a full-time writer.
- Why he started writing.
- Why his community took off.
- His motive with starting his business was for a larger purpose.
- How he made the leap to being a full-time writer.
- How distractions hold us back from doing work we love.
- What he put into place to help him sustain his ability to build a business.
- The importance of safety nets when making the leap to be a full-time writer.
- Minimalism helped him reduce his costs so he could make the leap.
- The emotional toll of leaving his present job to be a writer.
- Why you shouldn’t force your next career move.
- The Importance of giving your all with where you are at so you sleep better at night.
- What advice he gives to people when they ask how to become a full-time writer.
- The mentality you should try to bring to your business to be successful.
- How he views the value of money.
- How he views the spiritual connection with his purpose.
- How does he describe the voice in his head.
- His favorite book, podcast and essential tool he uses to stay focused.
You can learn about Joshua over at his website Becoming Minimalist You can get his new book, Things that Matter, in audio or hardback format on Amazon. You can also connect with him and his community on his Becoming Minimalist Facebook Page.
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