I’m a big fan of the “best of” lists.
There’s something about them that puts everything into perspective. The three words for this year was to live, learn, and do. And oh boy, did I do that!
Every year, right before Christmas, I buckle down and collect the most popular articles. It’s a chance for you to catch up on something that you might have missed. And it lets me revisit my content and celebrate our achievements.
So, without further ado, here are the most popular articles from 2013, based both on your enthusiasm and my own.
Inspirational life lessons
What You Can Learn from Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs was a great visionary and a true inspiration. I read his autobiography and shared my biggest takeaways in this blog post.
On Love, Mothers, and the Legacy of Women
In 2013, we celebrated the success of women. I looked at my mum’s success as a businesswoman in the 1970s and ’80s. Both men and women have a lot to learn from previous generations. That’s for sure.
13 Timeless Lessons from Walt Disney
Walt Disney is my childhood hero. There’s so much we can learn from this man. I admire his quest to awaken the child within us.
Live life to the fullest
Grab Your Free Report and Make the Most of Your Day
I published my first report on how to break bad habits and make your everyday life more awesome. It’s a great read, and works wonders with my free ecourse.
Get Getsy: Dive into Your Future
This year, I finally made it to the Great Barrier Reef. It was quite the adventure!
How to Create SMART Goals That Won’t Make You Look Dumb
Must-read article for anyone who’s serious about making their dreams a reality.
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway
Don’t let the fear take the front seat. Teach yourself a fearless vocabulary instead.
How to Avoid the Top 5 Regrets of the Dying
This was my last year in Australia and I didn’t want to have any regrets. Do you?
Don’t let others hold you back
Warning: Are You Hanging Out with a Party Pooper?
Yes, it’s true: some people hold you back. But how do you know when it’s time to let go?
How to Kiss Your Bullshit Excuses Goodbye
We love excuses. They’re so convenient. The only problem is they’re not helping us move forward on our path.
Stop talking, start doing
Take 15 Minutes to Make a Big Difference
Don’t feel bad if you haven’t donated to charity this year. There are other important and meaningful actions you can take to make the world a better place.
What I’ve Learned from My Flippa Internship
My time managing the Flippa blog was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever had. And I also learned a thing or two. Essential reading for fresh graduates, young professionals, or interns.
Speaking of other blogs. I also got published on these awesome blogs in 2013…
Lifehack Expert Since June 2013
How to Live a Fun and Meaningful Life
My first article got published and became an instant hit. It exceeded my expectations and put a smile on my face for days. Turns out most people want to live a fun and meaningful life after all, but they don’t know where to begin. This article is a good start.
Speed Dating: The Quickest Way to Get to Know Yourself
Who knew speed dating could be so much fun! Sit down with yourself and get to know yourself… speed-dating style.
The A to Z Guide to a Rich Life
A is for Adventure, B is for Bravery. But a rich life is mostly brought to you by the letter C, for the Choice is yours to make it happen. An extensive 3,000 word article that teaches you all the things you need to know (and do) to make the most of your life.
From Flippa and the Next Web
How to Build a Home for Your New Startup
I interviewed Michael De Wildt about his new startup, and was lucky enough to report on his domain chase.
What Copyblogger’s Chris Garrett Looks for in a Website
Chris Garrett is the Chief Digital Officer at Copyblogger Media. He’s my unofficial mentor and just an all-around nice guy. I had the pleasure of interviewing him about procrastination, websites, and running an online business for the Flippa blog.
Why You Should Consider Investing in Digital Real Estate
An article that first got published on the Flippa blog, but quickly got picked up by The Next Web. To my great surprise, the article went viral. It talks about why you need to invest in your own property (like your own website) and become your own landlord online.
That’s all for me right now. But don’t worry, I have lots of awesome content planned for you in 2014!
Until then, enjoy the holidays, cherish the ones you love, and plan on accomplishing more than you think you can in the coming year.
It’s going to be an interesting one.
P.S. If you want to start the new year with a bang, sign up for my free 10-part class.