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Quotes and Interview with Seth Godin

“The number one way I found to attract people was to help them connect with their dreams.” ~Seth Godin

 

 

“First of all, people give an unfair amount of credibility to someone who is standing on a stage or who is writing a blog or has written a book or otherwise put himself in front of them.”

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Remember a time when you felt wonderful.

“Think of a time when you felt wonderful.”

It was the first part of NLP exercise I did, and I had a mental block. I don’t remember or can’t imaging that feeling:-( Rather I can remember when I felt wonderful physically… or mentally, but not entirely wonderful. So now I want to catch this “wonderful” filling moment and remember it.

I felt wonderful when I created this flower. It was spontaneous desire, and I just followed my inspiration.

Ignore everybody and 39 other keys to Creativity


Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod

This is a great book. Author pushes to hear your inner creative voice, be unique, and find your own DOOR.

Below are some quotes that affect and inspired me:

 

“If somebody in your industry is more successful than you, it’s probably because he works harder at it than you. Sure, maybe he’s more inherently talented, more adept at networking, but I don’t consider that an excuse. Over time, that advantage counts for less and less. Which is why the world is full of highly talented, network-savvy, failed mediocrities.”

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“If your business plan depends on suddenly being “discovered” by some big shot, your plan will probably fail. Nobody suddenly discovers anything. Things are made slowly and in pain.”

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Find the red line.

“The most important thing a creative person can learn professionally is where to draw the red line that separates what you are willing to do, and what you are not.

Art suffers the moment other people start paying for it. The more you need the money, the more people will tell you what to do. The less control you will have. The more bullshit you will have to swallow. The less joy it will bring. Know this and plan accordingly.” ~Cartoonist Hugh MacLeod
via www.brainpickings.org