On Creativity: SRK and Seth Godin!


Two personalities from two diverse nations; One is an Indian mega-star Shahrukh Khan (SRK) and the other is a relentless instigator (and my hero) Seth Godin. In his usual provocative style, Seth Godin urges us not to expect applause.

Godin 98

My Saturday Afternoon With Seth Godin

Let's Grow Leaders

About 2 years ago, I had the audacity (some should argue stupidity), to email Seth Godin my very first blog post. Don’t get me wrong, he didn’t say […] The post My Saturday Afternoon With Seth Godin appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Godin 36

Trending Sources

Poke The Box: A Review and One Question to Seth Godin


Last year, Seth Godin showed us a way to become a Linchpin. One question to Seth Godin. This led to me to ask one question to Seth Godin : Tanmay : The readers of my blog are people who are leaders, aspiring leaders and the ones who are willing to make a difference.

Godin 74

Seth Godin

Joseph Lalonde

The post Seth Godin appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. T he quest for technical best is a form of hiding. You can hide from the marketplace because you’re still practicing your technique. And you can hide from the hard work of real art and real connection because you decide that success lies in being the best technically, at getting a 99 instead of a 98 on an exam. Leadership

Godin 11

The Power of Tribes - Seth Godin

Orrin Woodward

In fact, Seth Godin, in the video below states, “Tribes, not money, not factories, is what can change our world. Here are the the three questions for every tribe according to Seth Godin: 1.

Godin 31

The Spark of Initiative


If you belong to the latter, Seth Godin has some simple (yet profound) guidance for you. In his book “ Poke the Box ” Seth Godin wrote, “The world is changing too fast. There are people who coast along, go with the flow and do as directed.

Godin on Trust


Here's Seth Godin on where trust comes from. An excerpt: We trust people because they showed up when it wasn't convenient, because they told the truth when it was easier to lie and because they kept a promise when they could have gotten away with breaking it

This Is Broken (with Seth Godin).

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 This Is Broken (with Seth Godin).

Godin 18

Godin on the Pricing Formula


Read the rest of Seth Godin here Years ago, my bosses and I needed to finalize the pricing for a new line of software I was launching. In the room we had MBAs from Harvard (2), Stanford, Tuck and, I think, Wharton. We had three prices in mind, and the five of us couldn't agree. So we did the only scientific thing: we flipped a coin (two out of three, just to be sure).

Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries American Management Association Barry Posner entrepreneur Fast Company Fast Company Inc Huffington Post James Kouze John Maxwell Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris Overcoming An Imperfect Boss Seth Godin Tom Peters Towson University Trailblaze Inc University of Maryland Verizon Wake Forest University Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul

In 100 Words: Agility and Embracing Uncertainty


Sketch Notes career growth Leadership learning Seth Godin successWe are comfortable with what is predictable. This impacts our choices because we want to maximize the chances of success. Then, once in a while, we are thrown into situations where we have no control.

Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. A few highlights from her time at Verizon include: o Developing a sales… Read More Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris.

3 Storytelling Questions Most People Can’t Answer to Make a Connection

Lead Change Blog

Which is why I believe everyone in business must be in what Seth Godin calls the “story business” for us to be our best. Self Leadership Millennials Seth Godin StorytellingMy teenage son Matt had bonked a big test, part of his ongoing prob­lems with homework and tests.

A 3 Step Process to Increase Your Confidence

Let's Grow Leaders

Speaking of overly confident first steps that worked out just fine: I laugh now at the audacity I had to send Seth Godin (whom I’d never met) my first blog post (as you heard above, it was terrible).

Hustle Factor: He Who Hustles Gets the Ball

Let's Grow Leaders

Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Change Creativity Execution effort hustle results seth godin “…the greatest shortage in our society is an instinct to produce. To create solutions and hustle them out the door. To touch the humanity inside and connect to the humans in the marketplace.” ? Do you hustle enough, or are you counting on traditional rules to win? Each memorial weekend we camp [.]

The Seventh Circle of Conference Call Hell

Next Level Blog

Improving Communications conference call hell; Tripp and Tyler; Seth Godin One of the theories about what makes comedy funny is when the bit does such a great job of describing everyday reality that you laugh out loud in recognition.

What Crabs in a Pot Have to Do with Leadership Presence

Next Level Blog

Books executive presence leadership presence Linchpin Seth GodinLast week, I spent an afternoon sparking a conversation on leadership presence with a group of rising leaders in a well known organization. The conversation turned to how difficult it can be to lead. Please click the headline to read the whole story.

Godin 76

The Posture of a Leader – Origins of Lead Change Part 8

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development In Tribes, Godin talks subtly about the transition in leadership from autocrat to servant. Leadership Development impact instigate Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes ValueThe section is titled The Posture of a Leader. He lists a series of shifts that we need to be aware of. For example, “If you are a student in my class and you don’t learn what I’m teaching, I’ve let [.].

Class 65

Lifelong Learning Leads to “Lucky” Leadership

General Leadership

Guest Posts Bennis disney Godin Harvard HBR innovation Leadership Learning levy Pink Maxwell “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it“. Thomas Jefferson.

Godin 85

Seth Godin's “What Matters Now” and a Few More Gems


Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Seth Godin’s “What Matters Now” and a Few More Gems Seth Godin recently released a free eBook titled “What Matters Now” – it is a collaborative effort of 70 great thinkers who have presented brilliant ideas that will truly shake you up to think deep and wide as we approach 2010.

How to Write a Blog People Want to Read

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Uncategorized Blogging Dan Rockwell Seth Godin Tom PetersThis is the 5th anniversary of my blog! With over a half million views last year and near the top of almost every list of best leadership blogs, it has been successful beyond anything I had imagined.

Blog 49

The Secret Behind the 9 Box Performance Potential Grid

Let's Grow Leaders

Seth Godin, The Icarus Deception Are You On the Grid? “Our cultural instinct is to wait to get picked…No one is going to pick you. Pick yourself.” Do you know where you stand in your organization’s succession plan?

The Obligation – Origins of Lead Change Group Final Chapter

Lead Change Blog

In Tribes, Godin titled a section The Obligation: Not too far from us, a [.]. Leadership Development make a difference obligation Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes Posted in Leadership Development Do you ever wonder if you’ve done all you could? As I grow older, I question the impact I made with the resources at my disposal. I’ve had 55 years. I’ve had quite a bit of money and time, friends, opportunities.

3 Steps That Will Help You Start Leading

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Self Leadership action initiative Leadership Pick Yourself Proactive Seth Godin StartingPosted in Leadership Development Self Leadership We are all leaders. Everyone can lead. In today’s economy, everyone must lead. The status quo days are over. It’s all about being connected, building relationships, and leading. It doesn’t matter whether you work in a cubicle, in a field, in a retail store, or out of your home. Leadership is a choice. The hard [.].

Seth Godin: Give and Get

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] Here’s a great brief post by Seth Godin on the principles behind the Lead Change Group and other communities. Seth Godin: Give and Get. It’s great to consider what’s happening if you’re “not getting much&# from your association with a tribe. Check it out. Leadership Development community Contribution giving tribe

Leading From Who You Are (A Book Excerpt)

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin calls this emotional labor in his book Linchpin , quoting Arlie Hochschild. Character Based Leader Book Arlie Hochschild Character Growth John Maxwell Leadership Mike Henry Seth Godin Simon Sinek

Who Says You’re Not Qualified?

Let's Grow Leaders

Callings Change confidence Fear and Courage callings dreams jon acuff seth godin start vision “I’m not sure I’m qualified.” ” “I don’t have experience.” ” “I’m too old to try that now.” ” Negative self-talk smashes dreams. We look for data to corroborate our fear. Big Starts Small I always wanted to run the Boston marathon. The only issue, I hadn’t yet run a 10K. I was decidedly not qualified for that [.]

Godin 51

Seth Godin on Managers and Leaders


Seth Godin was asked what separates managers and from leaders. Exclusive interview with Seth Godin from GiANT Impact on Vimeo. Leadership godin management We posted this to twitter last night. While not 100% backed by the research-oriented definitions, this is a great operational definition. If most executives took this to heart, than there would be a significant, positive increase in the work environment.

One Shoe Drive at a Time…

Dave Bratcher

Seth Godin often says, “I want to do work that matters.” How many pairs of shoes are in your closet? If you’re anything like me the answer is, “More than you can wear.” ” Something interesting happens as we get older…our feet quit growing.

The Forces of Mediocrity – Origins of Lead Change Part 10

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin, Tribes Our world is marked by a pull to the ordinary. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership Excellence mediocrity Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes Posted in Leadership Development Remarkable visions and genuine insight are always met with resistance. Anything exceptional looks different. We claim to applaud the different, but many things, in fact most things we really like the new, but not necessarily different. Look at just about any area [.].

Bringing Out the F.I.R.E. Within You

Rajesh Setty

As part of his Linchpin book launch, Seth Godin made an offer to his blog readers. E ffortless Giving | Seth Godin raised close to $100K for Acumen fund in less than 48 hours. Main Page acumen fund copyblogger effortless giving fun influence linchpin reach Seth Godin

Godin on The Lizard Brain


Seth Godin analyzes why we resist getting it done. It reminds me of other theories that suggest we resist perfection because we fear completed work. So much of our behavior follows its own odd logic.

Stand Out

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin Linchpin page 202. Self Leadership instigate instigation Linchpin make a difference Seth Godin stand out take a standPosted in Self Leadership I read a paragraph the other day that reminded me of why I started the Lead Change Group. Fit in too much, though, and nothing much happens. Where are the self-appointed agitators and firebrands, the people who will egg you on and push you to stand out for something? This [.].

Godin 47

Graceful Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Graceful by Seth Godin is the best $3 you will spend this year! Leadership Development Self Leadership attention character-based leadership factory gifts grace Graceful ideas Seth GodinI’m serious. The author quickly takes you through a series of ideas created to help you move individually from defensive, zero-sum, factory-style of leadership to a new gift-based, positive-sum, community-style model. Position It used to be that leaders were the people “in [.]

Errors and Deviants – Origins of Lead Change Group Part 9

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development This is part 9 of a series on the history of the Lead Change Group outlined by examining the book Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us by Seth Godin. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership energy Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Tribes For links to all the posts click here. If you’ve been reading any of these Origins of Lead Change posts you know our group proves [.].

Key Takeaways from Leadercast 2015

Nathan Magnuson

However, Seth Godin reminded everyone that many times we cannot be fully ready for the change we seek to crate. I was able to attend my fourth Leadercast seminar earlier this month. This year I attended a simulcast in Orlando, FL. As always, it inspired me with both new and familiar ideas.

Welch 36

Heretical Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Seth Godin is one of many that have embraced the individualistic appeal of the Internet age (or the Individual Age) and encouraged people to stand out [.]. Leadership Development heretic heretical leadership make a difference Seth Godin stand out take a stand TribesPosted in Leadership Development Fitting In Our world encourages us to fit in. Sure there are many on the Internet and in popular media who seem to suggest that we should stand out.

Seth Godin on the “New Normal”

Crossderry Blog

I’ve linked to Seth Godin a number of times, and not just because of his marketing chops. Filed under: PMO Tagged: financial crisis , Globalization , Human Resources , New Normal , personal change , Seth Godin. PMO financial crisis Globalization Human Resources New Normal personal change Seth GodinWe’re getting out from under here so I’m digging through my own stack of stuff.

Five Steps For Leaders To Elevate Their Purpose

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development Workplace Issues employee engagement Human Resources Linchpin performance improvement purpose Responsibility Seth Godin Sustainability Transactional Leadership win-winI’ve read two different posts in the past few weeks that caused me to think about how we treat people in the workplace. The first was actually a series written by Chad Balthrop about the trap of Transactional Leadership.

Management Improvement Carnival: 2012 Edition


Seth Godin’s Blog. If there is one person on blogosphere who has influenced me the most (through his words and deeds), that person is Seth Godin. Leadership Leading People Round Ups Self Growth carnival HR Management Development Seth Godin