My Saturday Afternoon With Seth Godin

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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.

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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

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Seth Godin: Give and Get

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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

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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. Featured godin Leadership managementWe posted this to twitter last night.

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This Is Broken (with Seth Godin).

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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).

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Seth Godin on The Human Side of Business


Seth Godin’s work has influenced me a LOT. A Review of Seth Godin’s LINCHPIN. Poke The Box: A Review and One Question to Seth /Godin.

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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.

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Playing ping-pong with Seth Godin

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Here is a recent blog post to by Seth Godin to which I now respond, point by point: A linchpin hierarchy Do exactly what the boss says. Comment: But only after you have made every effort to help provide the information and to raise the issues that need to be considered. Ask the boss hard [.].

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FBR (Friday Book Review): Poke the Box by Seth Godin

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Title : Poke the Box Author : Seth Godin Website / blog / Facebook How I got the book : I ordered it from the "moment" I heard about it being available.

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Win Seth Godin’s Newest Book And Mine


Seth Godin’s newest book, What To Do When It’s Your Turn , is amazing. I’m giving away 7 copies of Seth Godin’s book but I am also going to send the winners a copy of my book as well. Myths of Creativity Giveaway myths of creativity Seth Godin Besides being visually beautiful (it’s like a magazine made into a book). taking aim at many of the false beliefs that hold us back from choosing ourselves and doing great work.

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Seth Godin on Project Leadership


We live in a time when our career is not just a sum total of years we spent in the industry. Our career is about what projects we initiated/handled/led and what difference did the project deliver. Project is a new eco-system, a new playground where we play and thrive as professionals to deliver our best.

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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.

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A Quote for the Day From Seth Godin – About “What Are You Doing Well Today?”

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Here’s Seth Godin’s quote (part of a 10 minute “casual presentation” video by Seth Godin – watch it here): “What you did well isn’t important anymore. Randy's blog entries quote for the day Seth GodinThe question is this: what is your business today – what is your current business? Not what was your business yesterday, but today?

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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.

Lifelong Learning Leads to “Lucky” Leadership

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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.

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The Obligation – Origins of Lead Change Group Final Chapter

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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.

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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 [.].

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Irrevocable Principle

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Posted in Leadership Development I read a great post today by Seth Godin titled Bullying is theft. Leadership Development Character organizational performance principles Seth Godin Seth is a great and prolific writer and he used a term that I want to explore: irrevocable principle.

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

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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 [.].

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


Home Go to 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.

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The Forces of Mediocrity – Origins of Lead Change Part 10

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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 [.].

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Why Now? Origins of Lead Change Part 3

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Posted in Leadership Development This is the third part of a series on the origins of the Lead Change Group based on one of the key books that inspired me to take action: Tribes by Seth Godin. Leadership Development action Actions Character-based Leadership Commitment impact influence make a difference Origins of Lead Change Seth Godin Theodore Roosevelt Tribes

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Stand Out

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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 [.].

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Heretical Leadership

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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.

Leading From Who You Are (A Book Excerpt)

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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

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3 Steps That Will Help You Start Leading

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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 [.].

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Graceful Leadership

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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 [.]

Who's on your team, or as Seth Godin says, "What's your tribe?"

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My Favorite Podcasts — John Lee Dumas.

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Entrepreneur On Fire has featured incredible Entrepreneurs such as Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Barbara Corcoran, Tim Ferriss, Brian Tracy, and over 900 others. Here’s a little coaching secret: Some of my best ideas and strategies come from my clients.

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The Secret Behind the 9 Box Performance Potential Grid

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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?

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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.

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How to Write a Blog People Want to Read

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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.

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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.

The Leadership Illusion

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership illusion Leadership magical penn Seth Godin teller tribePosted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership Leadership is an illusion. There’s no such thing. I can see you’re reluctant to believe me. I’m sure you’ll be quick to tell me stories of kings and generals, princes and paupers.

A 3 Step Process to Increase Your Confidence

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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).

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.

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Career Reinvention Journal—Is It Time for a New Story?

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Career Career Reinvention Just One Thing Think Differently Dreams of Your Youth Seth Godin Your StoryWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

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.

Hustle Factor: He Who Hustles Gets the Ball

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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 [.]

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Who Says You’re Not Qualified?

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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 [.]

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The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

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Seth Godin, Fast Company: Are You Afraid of Good Ideas?- If you had not heard, Seth Godin is publishing what promises to be another powerful book: Poke the Box. Blog Shoutouts Business Management Credibility HR Human Resources Ideas Integrity Leadership Leadership Development Management Productivity Professional Development Professional Improvement Seth Godin Talent Management

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How to Navigate the Path to Authenticity

Leadership Freak

Insecurity Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Strengths Taking others higher Teams Values authentic leadership Change Growth internal vision Leadership Leadership Development marcus buckingham Organizational Development politics quotes seth godin** “Authenticity is your greatest asset. Lose your authenticity and you’ve lost everything,” Marcus Buckingham. For Buckingham authenticity is strength based leadership. But, are you sure who the authentic you is? I’m not.

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Career Reinvention Journal—Is It Time for a New Story?

Art Petty

Career Career Reinvention Just One Thing Think Differently Dreams of Your Youth Seth Godin Your StoryIt happens to just about everyone during their careers. Those who say it doesn’t are fooling themselves.