Hey friends, I am thrilled this week to bring you an inspiring conversation with Jocelyn K. Glei. Jocelyn is a writer living in Los Angeles and is the former Founding Editor and Director of 99U. She has written several books on productivity and business and recently made the transition to writing full time.

“You’re shifting because you have to develop completely different habits, right?  You have to develop habits of, like, writing most of the day versus you know kinda working in an office environment…”

Jocelyn’s latest book, Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done tackles the very real problem of e-mail taking over so much of our time every day and gives practical tips on how to get your e-mail habits under control so you can be more productive.

“Writing is a way of thinking, or figuring out what you think, or clarifying your thoughts.”

In our conversation we talk about the balance between business and creativity, how she’s making the transition to writing full time, what keeps her focused, and the importance of learning from everyone around you. I think you’ll really enjoy it!

“Nothing worthwhile in life comes with instructions.”

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