Seth Godin


American Author, Entrepreneur, Marketer and Public Speaker

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You can?t fool all the people, not even most of the time. And people, once unfooled, talk about the experience.

You have everything you need to build something far bigger than yourself.

Your personality and attitude are more important than the actual work product you create, because indispensable work is work that is connected to others.

You can?t fool all the people, not even most of the time. People, once unfooled, talk about the experience.

You market when you hire and when you fire. You market when you call tech support and you market every time you send a memo.

Your turn Imagine that the world had no middlemen, no publishers, no bosses, no HR folks, no one telling you what you couldn?t do. If you lived in that world, what would you do? Go. Do that.

You can?t have good ideas unless you?re willing to generate a lot of bad ones.

You weren?t born to be a cog in the giant industrial machine. You were trained to become a cog.

You can?t shrink your way to greatness!

You will never become a category of one if you run with the pack.

You can?t?or you don?t want to? I?ll accept the second. It?s quite possible that you don?t want to. It?s possible that making this commitment is too scary or too much work?Perhaps you don?t want to because it feels financially irresponsible. I think that?s an error in judgment on your part, since becoming a is in fact the most financially responsible choice you can make.

You will not be doing great work if you can?t say, ?This is not for you.? If you are insistent on pleasing everyone, you will please no one.

You cannot create a piece of art merely for money. Doing it as part of commerce so denudes art of wonder that it ceases to be art.

You?re as capable as the next guy of insight, invention, or connection that makes a difference.

You don?t have to settle. It?s a choice you get to make every day.

You?re gifted, but you might not be gifted at what you?re doing right now.

You don?t make art after you become an artist. You become an artist by ceaselessly making art.

You?re not in charge. And your prospects don?t care about you.

You don?t need a keyboard to lead?you only need the desire to make something happen.

Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.

You don?t start with the confidence of the company; you earn it.

Your best customers are worth far more than your average customers.

You don't commit to a venue or a medium or a technique. You commit to a path and an impact.

Your biggest failure is the thing you dreamed of contributing but didn?t find the guts to do.

You don't need a guru; you need experience, the best kind of experience, the experience of repeated failure.

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American Author, Entrepreneur, Marketer and Public Speaker