Moving Forward ("always be moving forward!")

Moving Forward ("always be moving forward!")

John Lim (Entrepreneur and Lifelong Learner) shares actionable tips and takeaways within short, bite-sized episodes covering areas where you can move forward, including starting an online business, writing a book, or launching a podcast. Learn more at www.bemovingforward.com. [Past seasons and legacy episodes (1-200) are interviews with today’s most inspiring leaders, artists, and entrepreneurs. Note: the show is *not* accepting guest pitches at this time.] [Note: Links to Amazon and Audible products are affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.]

Episodes

April 18, 2024 34 mins

Today, I talk about the rewrite stage of your manuscript and working with a professional editor. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

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This week, I take a look at writer's block and three ways to deal with it. On the second half, I look at the first stages of editing with your second draft. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

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Today, I look at smart approaches to your writing tools for your first draft, and why your first drafts should be sloppy. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

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Today, I go over four different writing tool options, including pros and cons. On the second half, the power of accountability to get your book done. My spring writing course is now full. Watch for future sessions. In the meantime, subscribe to Moving Forward and my newsletter The Weekly Quirk for additional writing tips. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠. Books and podcasts available at ⁠linktr.ee/johnlim⁠ Subscribe to my free ...
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Today, we look at color coding your smart outline; finding your writing environment; and formulating a reasonable, realistic writing schedule to set yourself up for writing success. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

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Today, we take your ideation map and turn it into an outline following the beginning-middle-end (B-M-E) structure. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

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Today, we continue our look at writing your first book with the ideation map. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠. Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠ More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠. Books and podcasts available at ⁠linktr.ee/johnlim⁠ Subscribe to my free newsletter at ⁠⁠https://bemovingforward.beehiiv.com/subscribe⁠⁠ Get ⁠The Pos...
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Today, I talk about sifting through the many ideas to find the one that should be your first book. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

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February 22, 2024 36 mins

Author Kevin Hall returns to Moving Forward to talk about his new book: SIGNS: The Veil is Thinner Than We Imagine, and how this all started when his wife lost her earring. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

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As many of you may want to write your first book this year, I cover why your first draft should be a sloppy one with exercises that will help you unlearn the habit of editing while you write. More at ⁠⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

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Today, I share some thoughts on the passing of an acting legend: Carl Weathers. More at ⁠⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

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February 1, 2024 19 mins

Today, I share some updates on the podcast's 11th season, my new newsletter, The Weekly Quirk, and my next writing class. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

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Miya Nazzaro is an entrepreneur and business attorney. Today, Miya shares how she blends the two to provide the best advice to her clients. More at www.bemovingforward.com.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24

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Tara Baldwin is a life coach, the CEO of BELIEVE Life Coaching, and a Moving Forward alum. Today, Tara returns to talk about her work and share insights into what a life coach does (and does not do). More at www.bemovingforward.com.

Register for my next writing and self-publishing class which starts March 28th: ⁠https://events.jhu.edu/form/odysseylimterm2spring24⁠

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Today, I wrap up season 10 with some announcements for season 11. After the break, I celebrate the holidays with a reading of the third and fourth chapters of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens (1843). Check out The Project Guttenberg to follow along with today's reading. More at www.bemovingforward.com.

[Note: Moving Forward will return with episode 453 and the start of season 11 on Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2024.]

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Today, I conclude the decluttering series (for now), with a look at Margareta Magnusson's book The Swedish Art of Death Cleaning. More at ⁠www.bemovingforward.com⁠.

[Note: episode 452, the season finale / holiday episode, will air on Monday, Dec. 18th.]

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Today, on the decluttering series, I take a look at Joshua Becker's book The Minimalist Home with five takeaways that you can use for your own decluttering journey. More at www.bemovingforward.com.

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Today, I look at Fumio Sasaki's decluttering method and minimalist philosophy as detailed in his book Goodbye, Things and which aspects work (and which ones don't) for me. More at www.bemovingforward.com. Books and podcasts available at linktr.ee/johnlim Get The Poshmark Guide for Individuals and Small Businesses -and- The Poshmark Journal for Individuals and Small Businesses Get the Corporate Cliches Adult Coloring Book Get I...
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Today, I take a look at Marie Kondo's KonMari method and five takeaways from her book and whether they work for me. More at www.bemovingforward.com.

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Today, I look at the difference between minimalism and decluttering and share what my philosophy and end goal are. More at www.bemovingforward.com.

Registration is now closed for my book writing class, which is under way. Vote in the Spotify poll as to whether you would be interested in a pre-recorded version of the class.

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