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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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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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Quotations about passion. September.

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.   ~Albert Einstein

If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you. ~ T. Alan Armstrong

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it’s something you’re tremendously passionate about. ~ Steve Pavlina

Follow your passion, and success will follow you. ~ Arthur Buddhold

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

Passion requires focused direction, and that direction must come from three other areas: your purpose, your talents, and your needs. ~ Steve Pavlina

The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy. ~ Yves Saint Laurent

Follow your passion, and success will follow you. ~

Quotations. July

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” ~Albert Einstein

“Are you doing work worth doing, or are you just doing your job?” ~ Seth Godin

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

“Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”  ~George Bernard Shaw

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.” ~Christopher Morley

“Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” ~David McCullough

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)

Hedgehog. If you have a hog, you win. If you don’t have a hog, you lose.

Written by Lana Kravtsova from daringclarity.com for The Entrepreneur School

3 circles hedgehog concept

3 circles hedgehog concept

How do you know which idea, project, gig, client to give a green light to and which not even bother researching further? How do you get clear on which business model, product or service are really going to make you rich, happy and fulfilled and which are going to drain your energy and suck your time leaving your soul empty and hurting.

How do you stay on purpose and say “yes” only to the right opportunities. And if you’ve been in business for any time at all, you know that it’s not the lack of opportunities or ideas but an incredible amount of them that leaves us terrified and unsure what to do next.

There is one word that will solve all of the above problems for you.

Hedgehog.

Works like magic each and every time.

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