Seth Godin


American Author, Entrepreneur, Marketer and Public Speaker

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A great use of the connection economy is to put together circles of people who challenge each other to be wronger and wronger still ? until we find right.

All of us are geniuses sometimes. The tragedy is that our society keeps drumming the genius part out.

Anxiety is needless and imaginary. It?s fear about fear, fear that means nothing.

Art is never defect-free. Things that are remarkable never meet spec, because that would make them standardized, not worth talking about.

As our economy has matured and mechanized, seeking out and adhering to the norm has become unprofitable.

A lifetime spent noticing begins to turn into the ability to see what others can't.

All one has to do to understand new marketing is to start a blog. Write stuff that people want to read instead of dictating to them. You learn the lesson quickly!

Anxiety is nothing but repeatedly re-experiencing failure in the future.

Art is original. Marcel Duchamp was an artist when he pioneered Dadaism and installed a urinal in a museum.

As our society gets more complex and our people get more complacent, the role of the jester is more vital than ever before. Please stop sitting around. We need you to make a ruckus.

A long walk and calm conversation are an incredible combination if you want to build a bridge.

All our successes are the same. All our failures, too. We succeed when we do something remarkable. We fail when we give up too soon. We succeed when we are the best in the world at what we do. We fail when we get distracted by task we don?t have the guts to quit.

Any project worth doing involves invention, inspiration, and at least a little bit of making stuff up.

Art is the product of emotional labor. If it?s easy and risk-free, it?s unlikely that it?s art.

As soon as we associate reading a book with taking a test, we?ve missed the point.

A movement is thrilling. It?s the work of many people, all connected, all seeking something better.

All the creativity books in the world aren?t going to help you if you?re unwilling to have lousy, lame and even dangerously bad ideas.

Any project, if broken down into sufficiently small, predictable parts, can be accomplished for awfully close to free.

Art is the unique work of a human being, work that touches another.

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American Author, Entrepreneur, Marketer and Public Speaker