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All Quotes by author - Seth Godin
" A bully is playing a game, one that he or she enjoys and needs. You're welcome to play this game if it makes you happy, but for most people, it will make you miserable. "
" And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect. "
" Being a leader gives you charisma. If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded, that's where charisma comes from, from the leading. "
" Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person. "
" Canoeing was hard and scary, and the wind could blow you across the lake if you did it wrong. After a year of not doing it right, I could talk to people and get them to sit up straight, take different kinds of chances, to breathe differently, to engage in the moment in the boat. And I changed them, and I changed me in the process. "
" Dig your well before you're thirsty. "
" Do you know what people want more than anything? They want to be missed. They want to be missed the day they don't show up. They want to be missed when they're gone. "
" Habits like blogging often and regularly, writing down the way you think, being clear about what you think are effective tactics, ignoring the burbling crowd and not eating bacon. All of these are useful habits. "
" If a product's future is unlikely to be remarkable - if you can't imagine a future in which people are once again fascinated by your product - it's time to realize that the game has changed. Instead of investing in a dying product, take profits and reinvest them in building something new. "
" I find that I have about six bloggable ideas a day. I also find that writing twice as long a post doesn't increase communication, it usually decreases it. And finally, I found that people get antsy if there are unread posts in their queue. "
" If we live in a world where information drives what we do, the information we get becomes the most important thing. The person who chooses that information has power. "
" If you're going to build a lean enterprise, you can test and measure how often the company ships iterations, how often it fails, how often it is putting things in front of people that don't work. "
" If you're going to buy a real book, a paper book, there better be a good reason. Perhaps scarcity is one of those reasons. "
" I intentionally abandoned the hard stuff early on because not only do I think it's useless, I think it's a distraction. "
" I learned that a long walk and calm conversation are an incredible combination if you want to build a bridge. "
" I made a decision to write for my readers, not to try to find more readers for my writing. "
" In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible. "
" I think that the economics of book publishing favor hits with long book runs. You make all your money on the last bunch of books, not the first. "
" I think the most productive thing to do during times of change is to be your best self, not the best version of someone else. "
" I think there's plenty of room for blogs that exist to pay the blogger, or blogs that exist to turn a profit. That's just not the kind of blog I'm writing, and I'm not the kind of blogger that could do that. "
" I was lucky enough to co-found a business in college that ended up with 400 employees, and I launched 20 different projects while I was there - a project a week. "
" Kickstarter eliminates the risk that publishers and booksellers face. They have limited resources and limited shelf space, and Kickstarter is proof to them that something is going to work. "
" Kickstarter isn't a profit center, it's an organizer and an instigator. "
" Marketing is a contest for people's attention. "
" Most people have bosses who hire them to fill a slot in the work chart and to do what they are told. And most people who are doing what they are told feel safe; it feels reliable. "
" My blogging life is basically goalless. I like the zen nature of that, and paradoxically, it improves results. "
" Normal is fading away. Governments and industries and schools like normal, because it's easier, it scales and it's profitable. But people don't like it - we want to be who we are, not who some marketer tells us to be. "
" One reason I encourage people to blog is that the act of doing it stretches your available vocabulary and hones a new voice. "
" Permission marketing is marketing without interruptions. "
" Permission marketing turns strangers into friends and friends into loyal customers. It's not just about entertainment - it's about education. Permission marketing is curriculum marketing. "
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