If you want to make a meaningful impact online, you’ll have to do uncomfortable stuff. It doesn’t matter if you’re a creator, solopreneur, or entrepreneur. You’re in for a bumpy ride. That’s all there is to it.

Therein lies a problem.

Most people (me included) aren’t good at pushing out…


If you’re looking to build online, you must be compelling. And if you dive deep into the most compelling creators online today, they operate differently than the average creator.

The most compelling creators online are, what I call, a niche of one.

A niche of one is a unique combination…


Over the last two years, I’ve used LinkedIn to generate over 33M impressions that power my advising, consulting, executive coaching, and product businesses.

Often, people ask me for a tip to stand out in the crowd, grow their audience, or write content that people actually read.

I use many different…


As a sales leader, how many times have you sat down with one of your salespeople and been frustrated because they didn’t do what they were “supposed” to do? As you think back to the conversation, you clearly remember telling them that they need to “step their game up” and…


Impostor syndrome or “imposter phenomenon” was first described in a research paper in 1978, but I can recall the term really rising to prominence when it was attached to Sheryl Sandberg’s name in her book, “Lean In”.

What had always been “lack of self-confidence” to me, finally had a name…


I received my quarterly performance review last week. Each time, I question the validity of the system. Not because I scored poorly (quite the contrary), but because it’s not clear to me that the system is designed correctly for the startup technology world. …

Justin Welsh

Former startup executive turned self-employed tinkerer.

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