Paul Kix is a deputy editor at ESPN and a writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker and GQ. He has also published a biography called The Saboteur. Kix is a native of Hubbard, Iowa, and now lives in Connecticut.
In this bonus episode I talk to the great John Lee Dumas, the entrepreneur and podcaster whose new book, The Common Path to Uncommon Success, inspired me. JLD's been inspiring me for years now. He's one of the reasons I decided to break out on my own. The two of us discuss how the life and career you want are never as far away as you imagine. If you like this episode, best way to stay in touch is through the newsletter, paulkixnewsletter.com. 
Think about the people who make stuff up for a living—especially if you're writing a nonfiction book. Sonya and I discuss why nonfiction authors should be inspired by novelists when structuring their books. We also talk about some of the novels that have inspired me. If you like this episode, best way to stay in touch is paulkixnewsletter.com.    
It's true! Sonya and I have found it to be the case in our own lives and especially—especially!—when doing book research. We talk about how you should schedule your day to incorporate more downtime, and what that downtime has meant for us and our family and how I had a come-to-Jesus after my last book was published. I needed to be there more for my kids. If you want to stay in touch, best way is through the newsletter: paulkixnewsletter.com. 
If you're gonna write a book, you've got to create a business to support it. You've got to turn yourself into an LLC. Sonya and I talk about all the benefits—fiscal but mostly psychological—working within an LLC has provided us. We give some tips to avoid some of the mistakes we made along the way. To stay in touch with me, hit me up at paulkixnewsletter.com. 
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55
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7
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1 day, 2 hours
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