Paul Jun

Author of Connect The Dots. Writer for 99u. Marketing @ Help Scout. http://www.motivatedmastery.com


31 Days to Find Out What’s Inside You, To Make Your Soul Grow

Lessons On Creativity, Practice, Talent, and Education


Joel, this is a fantastic perspective and a huge help for me. I’m planning on doing something similar by the end of the year. Thanks for sharing this!


The Age of The Impresario: Opening Doors For People Who Open Doors For People


“But what if this book fails?” I asked.


Never Turn Your Back On Fear


What stands in the way of our aspirations is an innate, biological reaction to anything unknown, anything that places us in the spotlight, or otherwise rejected, ignored, criticized, or laughed at.

In short, the lizard brain. So what can we do about fear? Not in a way that is temporary, but rather in a way that changes us from the inside and…


What Opportunity Looks Like

What the Gold Rush can teach us about today’s self-educational opportunities. 


31 Days to Find Out What’s Inside You, To Make Your Soul Grow

Lessons On Creativity, Practice, Talent, and Education


The 10 Relentless Patterns In Life

I keep seeing them. You?


  1. Everything is a practice. Anyone who is remarkable at what they do practice their craft daily. No…

Start Somewhere, and Start Soon


I started writing about 4 years ago. Not a long time at all.

My first year was child’s play; a year filled with honest, stupid mistakes. I was a broke student, failing community college, without a single clue of what I wanted to do with my life. I’ll be honest: I went into blogging thinking I could make money online.


5 Tactics to Writing


“As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark…

The Real Learning Begins: A Word to College Students


It’s about that time.

Semesters are ending and students are graduating. Whether you are graduating or not, this is a great time to start focusing on what’s next.

The big question is this: Just because you aren’t sitting in a classroom, assigned to read chapters 1 to 3, does the learning end, only…